Information for Educators

SOEST Open House

The SOEST Open House is held every two years, our next Open House will be in October of 2009. Please check the website below for more information as the event nears!


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Aloha Bowl - The Hawaii Ocean Science Bowl

The Hawaii Regional Ocean Science Bowl (the Aloha Bowl) is an ocean science quiz bowl held every year in February for teams of 5 high school aged students. For more information on the next years competition, please see the Aloha Bowl web site.

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South East Oahu Field Guide

This 26 page guide examines the geologic structure, history, and features of the southeastern part of Ko‘olau Volcano.

The pdf version of the guide is available here. (Warning, pdf file is 9MB)

SOEST Speaker's Bureau

The faculty, staff, and students in this listing are willing to speak to school groups or other organizations about the following topics in ocean and earth science and technology. To schedule a talk for your group, please contact each lecturer directly. Talks can be geared toward any age group, unless otherwise indicated.

Lesson Plans

Lesson plans are often developed in SOEST to supplement research projects. Selected lesson plans are listed below.

Educational Activities Developed for

"Mud Volcanoes from the Mantle!"

The aim of these activities is to take common skills and educational outcomes listed in the educational standards, and apply them to various aspects, situations, and general areas encountered during a research expedition. They are practical exercises that address the educational standards through application.

Educational activities are available on the Mud Volcanoes web site.


Link to SOEST Home Page

To contribute information for this page, contact Tara Hicks.

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