Field Trips

Our Volcano Island Field Trip Guide

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Grade Level:
Lower Elementary: Pre-Kindergarten through Second Grade
Subject:
Science

Background

Jagger Museum is located within Kīlauea Caldera, overlooking Halema'uma'u Crater and the current eruption of Kīlauea volcano. This is traditionally the home of the Hawaiian akua Pelehonuamea and the current heart of Hawai'i's famed volcanism. A number of tools and terms are utilized by scientists to understand the current and past activity of the volcano; as well as the origins of the Hawaiian archipelago. 

This field trip guide helps students learn about the science and traditions regarding not only Kīlauea volcano, but the birth of all of the Hawaiian archipelago. Students discover the continued activity Hawaiian volcanoes continue producing till this very day. 

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Download Our Volcano Island field trip guide