In response to the demand for distance learning, OISC now has the capability to host free virtual classroom visits in the form of live webinars. We can cover a wide-range of topics related to invasive species impacts in Hawaii. To schedule your virtual classroom presentation, contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 808-286-4616.
We are also in the process of creating more on-demand webinars. These presentations are available anytime and designed to be interactive to keep students engaged. We will continue to update this page with new remote learning resources…so stay tuned!!
HOIKE LITTLE FIRE ANT ACTIVITY: This is one of OISC’s most requested educational citizen science activity related to invasive species. It’s ideal for students grades 4- 8, but can be adapted up to grade 12. The presentation and activity also comes with downloadable educational games.
WATERSHED CURRICULUM (grades 3-5): There are 4 lessons in the curriculum and is designed so students will develop a better understanding of the importance of Hawai‘i’s watersheds as a natural resource. They will learn about plants and their function, the role trees play in the water cycle, where their water comes from (forest to tap) and the ahupua‘a system. They will also learn about the threats to our forested watersheds including invasive species and human activities. Each lesson lists NGSS standards and is accompanied by a PP and an accompanied with an activity and downloadable educational games.