Monumental Connections: Educational Assets
This is the third of a series of “Monumental Connections” to Papahānaumokuākea. Look for future lists that will focus on video and movies, lectures and talks, and how to get involved.
Educational resources for kids, teachers, everyone!
Image: Papahānaumokuākea map poster. Credit: NOAA
Find out about the Mokupāpapa Discovery Center, created to interpret the nature, culture, and history of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.
Image: View of aquarium at Mokupāpapa Discovery Center in Hilo, Hawaiʻi. Credit: NOAA
Learn about the cultural significance of Papahānaumokuākea.
Image: Heiau (place of worship) at Mokumanamana. Credit: Kekuewa Kikiloi
Science and voyaging converge on board Hikianalia on an expedition to Nihoa, a remote island 120 miles northwest of Niʻihau in Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument.
Image: The Hikianalia (left) and Searcher (right) off Nihoa in Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. Credit: Hoku Johnson/NOAA
A film about the crown jewels of our ocean - 43 exceptional marine places inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List and protected under international convention, including Papahānaumokuākea!
Image: Spire-like Mokumanamana is one of the many dramatic features in the Monument. Credit: Wayne Levin
What were the true life events that inspired Herman Melville’s novel Moby Dick?
Image: Dr. Kelly Gleason investigates a ginger jar at the Two Brothers shipwreck site. Credit: NOAA
Share Aloha for Papahānaumokuākea Through Mele (Song) and Hana No‘eau (Art) Papahānaumokuākea Song and coloring book project by Patrick Ching
Watch the Papahānaumokuākea TV episode and download the free Papahānaumokuākea Song Coloring Book.
Image: "Hawaiian Atoll" painting by Patrick Ching
Get a peek at what NOAA scientists do! A new series on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday during school closures. The series started on March 16 and will go through June 12th, 2020. All webinars are archived.
Image: Ke ala nui polohiwa a Kāne (The dark shining path of Kāne) or Tropic of Cancer crosses directly over Mokumanamana. The path marks the boundary between the realms of Ao and Pō. Credit: Malia Evans/NOAA
Watch for the next topic: Videos and Movies.