Hawai‘i Island students present scientific research projects

KAMUELA, Hawai‘i—May 5, 2016—How will climate change, deforestation, urban growth, and water quality impact the future of Hawai‘i’s ecosystems?

Teams of students and teachers from several Hawai‘i Island schools presented findings from place-based scientific research projects conducted this school year through The Kohala Center’s Hawai‘i Island Meaningful Environmental Education for Teachers (HI-MEET) program. The environmental education symposium took place on Thursday, May 5, 2016, at the W.M. Keck Observatory headquarters in Waimea.
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Teachers encouraged to apply for outdoor science education program

KAMUELA, Hawai‘i—October 15, 2015—Hawai‘i Island teachers and their students will have opportunities this year to leave the classroom and study firsthand the island’s ahupua‘a, or traditional Hawaiian mountain-to-sea land divisions. The Kohala Center is recruiting teachers for its Hawai‘i Island Meaningful Environmental Education for Teachers (HI-MEET) program, an innovative, hands-on, science-based program that focuses on bay and watershed education in ahupua‘a along Hawai‘i Island’s leeward coast and Kohala Mountain.
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