Lesson

Mana Makani: The Power of the Wind

Students will explore concepts of Meteorology, such as the Hadley Cell, the Coriolis Effect, the Beaufort Scale, and the Trade Winds. These topics are elaborated on by discussing how Polynesian Navigators apply traditional and modern concepts to sail the great oceans.

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Grades:
6 7 8
Topics:
MeteorologyCulturePhysics
Learning Time:
multi-session
Museum Connections:
CulturalCollections HawaiianHall PacificHall ScienceOnASphere ScienceAdventure
Standards:
8.W.1 8.W.2 8.W.7 6.SL.2 6-8.RST.9 MS-PS3.A MS-ESS2.D MS-ETS1.A GLO-3 GLO-5 IkeOlelo IkeMauliLahui IkeHonua SC.6.1.2 SC.6.3.1 SC.6.6.3 SC.7.1.2 SC.8.2.1 SC.8.8.3 SC.8.8.4 SC.8.8.6
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