HCPS III

Preschool Plants Field Trip (PreK)
Field trip activities support Hawai΄i Preschool Content Standards, approved by the School Readiness Task Force.

Plants and Me Field Trip (K)
Kindergarten HCPS III benchmarks targeted for this field trip:
Science K.1.1 Scientific Inquiry Use the senses to make observations
Science K.1.2 Scientific Inquiry Ask questions about the world around them
Science K.4.1 Science, Technology, and Society Identify differences between living and non-living things
Science K.6.1 Nature of Matter Classify objects by their attributes (e.g., physical properties, materials of which they are made)
Social Studies K.8.1 Limited Resources and Choice Explain people's basic needs and how they fulfill them
Physical Education K-2.2.2 Safety and Play Etiquette Identify basic rules for safe participation in physical activities

Discover Plants Field Trip (K-1)
Kindergarten HCPS III benchmarks targeted for this field trip:
Science K.1.1 Scientific Inquiry Use the senses to make observations
Science K.3.1 Interdependence Identify similarities and differences between plants and animals
Science K.4.1 Interdependence Identify differences between living and non-living things
Science K.6.1 Nature of Matter Classify objects by their attributes
Math K.9.1 Patterns Demonstrate repeating patterns involving shapes, objects, sounds, and movements
Math K.11.1 Data Collection and Representation Sort objects or people according to stated attributes
Math K.5.1 Geometric Shapes and Their Properties and Relationships Identify common geometric shapes (e.g., circle, square, rectangle, triangle)
Physical Education K-2.2.2 Safety and Play Etiquette Identify basic rules for safe participation in physical activities

1st grade HCPS III benchmarks targeted for this field trip:
Science 1.1.1 Scientific Inquiry Collect, record, and organize data using simple tools, equipment, and techniques safely
Science 1.2.2 Unifying Themes and Concepts Describe a variety of changes that occur in nature
Science 1.3.1 Cycles of Matter and Energy Identify the requirements of plants and animals to survive (e.g., food, air, light, water)
Science 1.4.1 Classification Describe how living things have structures that help them to survive
Science 1.5.1 Heredity Identify ways in which the same kinds of plants and the same kinds of animals differ
Science 1.5.2 Unity and diversity Describe the physical characteristics of living things that enable them to live in their environment
Math 1.6.1 Symmetry Identify symmetrical shapes found in the real world
Math 1.4.1 Measurement Attributes and Units Measure with multiple copies of standard (e.g., inch tiles, foot-long lengths of string) or non-standard (e.g., paper clips, pencils) units of the same size
Math 1.4.4 Measurement Tools and Techniques Identify measurement tools that could be used to measure length, capacity, and weight
Language Arts 1.6.2 Discussion and Presentation Use appropriate social conventions (e.g., waiting one's turn, raising a hand, apologizing) in various large and small group situations
Language Arts 1.6.5 Critical Listening Use basic listening skills to focus attention on speaker and respond to a message
Physical Education 2.2.2.Safety and Play Etiquette Identify basic rules for safe participation in physical activities
Physical Education 2.4.1 Fitness and Conditioning-Related Activities Identify physiological indicators that accompany moderate to vigorous physical activities
Physical Education K-2.3.2 Individual, Dual, and Lifetime Activities Describe the social and emotional benefits of participating in physical activities

Interdependence Field Trip (Grade 2-3)
2nd grade HCPS III benchmarks targeted for this field trip:
Science 2.1.1 Scientific Inquiry Develop predictions based on observations
Science 2.1.2 Scientific Inquiry Conduct a simple investigation using a systematic process safely to test a prediction
Science 2.3.1 Interdependence Describe how animals depend on plants and animals
Science 2.4.1 Classification Explain how plants and animals go through life cycles
Science 2.5.1 Unity and Diversity Identify distinct environments and the different kinds of organisms each environment supports
Science 2.8.2 Earth Materials Identify the limited supply of natural resources and how they can be extended through conservation, reuse, and recycling
Social Studies 2.7.4 Environment and Society Analyze and demonstrate ways to protect and preserve the local environment
Social Studies 2.51 Rights and Responsibilities Demonstrate own roles and responsibilities in caring for others and the environment
Social Studies 2.52 Environment And Society Describe a variety of the earth's natural resources (e.g., water, forests, and oil) and ways in which people use them
Math 2.11.1 Data Collection and Representation Pose questions, collect data, and display the data using a graph (e.g., bar graphs, pictographs)
Math 2.12.1 Data Interpretation Interpret data displayed in a bar graph and describe how the important features of the data set are represented in a bar graph
Physical Education 2.2.2 Safety and Play Etiquette Identify basic rules for safe participation in physical activities
Physical Education 2.3.1 Individual, Dual, and Lifetime Activities Participate regularly in physical activities
Physical Education 2.1.1 Fundamental Skills Use basic locomotor skills in initial (immature) form alone, with a partner, and in small groups

3rd grade HCPS III benchmarks targeted for this field trip:
Science 3.1.1 Scientific Inquiry Pose a question and develop a hypothesis based on observations
Science 3.1.2 Scientific Inquiry Safely collect and analyze data to answer a question
Science 3.3.1 Interdependence Describe how plants depend on animals
Science 3.4.1 Cells, Tissues, Organs, and Organ Systems Compare distinct structures of living things that help them to survive Compare distinct structures of living things that help them to survive
Social Studies 3.5.1 Unity and Diversity Describe the relationship between structure and function in organisms
Social Studies 3.7.4 Environment and Society Examine the ways in which people modify the physical environment and the effects of these changes
Math 3.1.1.1 Data Collection and Representation Pose questions, collect data using surveys, and organize the data into tables and graphs
Math 3.11.2 Data Collection and Representation Organize and represent data in more than one way (e.g., tallies, chart, tables, bar graphs, line plots, line graphs)
Math 3.12.1 Data Interpretation Interpret data (e.g., tallies, chart, tables, bar graphs, line plots) and state what the representation shows about the set of data
Math 3.13.1 Predictions and Inferences Answer questions based on data represented in graphs
Physical Education 3.5.1.1 Fundamental Skills Use locomotor and non-locomotor skills in a mature (proper) form Physical Education 3.5.2.2 Safety and Play Etiquette Identify procedures for safe participation in physical activities

Art in Nature's Garden (Grades 2-4)
2nd grade HCPS III benchmarks targeted for this field trip:
How the Arts are Organized Use the element of space and the principles of repetition and variety, with a variety of art media
Math 2.6.2 Symmetry Recognize line symmetry in plane figures and create pictures with line symmetry
Language Arts 2.1.3 Alphabetic Understanding Apply syllabication and knowledge of word structure to recognize two- and three-syllable words
Language Arts 2.5.1 Meaning Choose and maintain a focus in a single piece of writing
Language Arts 2.5.2 Design Add details from personal experience to elaborate upon and amplify ideas
Language Arts 2.5.4 Clarity Use specific nouns and adjectives to describe people, places, things, or events
Social Studies 2.5.1 Rights and Responsibilities Demonstrate own roles and responsibilities in caring for others and the environment
Social Studies 3.7.4 Environment and Society Examine the ways in which people modify the physical environment and the effects of these changes
Physical Education 2.2.2 Safety and Play Etiquette Identify basic rules for safe participation in physical activities
Physical Education 2.3.1 Individual, Dual, and Lifetime Activities Participate regularly in physical activities
Physical Education 2.1.1 Fundamental Skills Use basic locomotor skills in initial (immature) form alone, with a partner, and in small groups

3rd grade HCPS III benchmarks targeted for this field trip:
LA.3.1.1 Use knowledge of sounds and letters to decode regular multi-syllabic words
Language Arts 3.1.3 Vocabulary and Concept Development
Use new grade-appropriate vocabulary, including homophones and homographs, introduced in stories, informational texts, word study, and reading
LA.3.5.4 Use specific verbs and adverbs to describe people, places, things, or events
Fine Arts.3.1.1 How the Arts are Organized Use the elements and principles of art and design, including, value (i.e., tints and shades, analogous colors), line, rhythm, movement, proportion, and balance
Fine Arts 3.1.3 How the Arts Communicate Use observational skills in creating an original work of art
Physical Education 3.5.1.1 Fundamental Skills Use locomotor and non-locomotor skills in a mature (proper) form
Physical Education 3.5.2.2 Safety and Play Etiquette Identify procedures for safe participation in physical activities

4th grade HCPS III benchmarks targeted for this field trip:
Language Arts 4.1.1 Vocabulary and Concept Development Use new grade-appropriate vocabulary, including homophones and homographs, learned through reading and word study, including root words, affixes, and word origins
Language Arts 4.4.1 Range of Writing Write in a variety of grade-appropriate formats for a variety of purposes and audiences, such as: poems that provide insight into why the topic is memorable
Language Arts 4.5.1 Meaning Use appropriate facts and interesting details that develop the intended meaning and anticipate the needs of the audience
Language Arts 4.5.3 Clarity Use figurative language to emphasize meaning Fine Arts 4.1.1 How the Arts are Organized Use the elements and principles of art and design, such as emphasis, proportion, complementary colors, positive and negative space, and depth, to communicate an idea or mood
Physical Education 3.5.1.1 Fundamental Skills Use locomotor and non-locomotor skills in a mature (proper) form
Physical Education 3.5.2.2 Safety and Play Etiquette Identify procedures for safe participation in physical activities

Ka Wai Ola (Grade 4)
4th grade HCPS III benchmarks targeted for this field trip:
Science 4.2.1 Science Technology and Society Describe how the use of technology has influenced the economy, demography, and environment of Hawaii
Science 4.3.2 Interdependence Describe how an organism's behavior is determined by its environment
Science 4.5.2 Unity and Diversity Describe the roles of various organisms in the same environment
Science 4.5.3 Unity and Diversity Describe how different organisms need specific environmental conditions to survive
Science 4.8.1 Forces that Shape the Earth Describe how slow processes sometimes shape and reshape the surface of the Earth
Social Studies 4.1.1 Cultural/Dynamic Change and Continuity Describe both change and continuity of aspects of Hawaiian culture
Social Studies 4.3.1 Early Hawaiian Society Explain the origins and culture of early Hawaiians
Social Studies 4.6.2 Describe how individuals or groups deal with conflict, cooperation, and interdependence within the ahupua'a
Social Studies 4.7.1 Places and Regions Identify the major geographic characteristics and demographics of the pre-contact Hawaiian archipelago, including its relative location to other major land masses
Social Studies 4.8.1 Economic Interdependence Describe the economic interdependence among those living in the ahupua'a
Math 4.13.1 Predictions and Inferences Propose and justify conclusions/predictions based on data

Saving Hawaii's Endangered Plants (Grades 5-6)
5th grade HCPS III benchmarks targeted for this field trip and classroom investigation
Science 5.1.1 Scientific Inquiry Identify the variables in scientific investigations and recognize the importance of controlling variables in scientific experiments
Science 5.1.2 Scientific Inquiry Formulate and defend conclusions based on evidence
Science 5.2.1 Unifying Concepts and Themes Use models and/or simulations to represent and investigate features of objects, events, and processes in the real world
Science 5.3.2 Interdependence Describe the interdependent relationships among producers, consumers, and decomposers in an ecosystem in terms of the cycles of matter

6th grade HCPS III benchmarks targeted for this field trip and classroom investigation
Science 6.1.1 Scientific Inquiry Formulate a testable hypothesis that can be answered through a controlled experiment
Science 6.1.2 Scientific Inquiry Use appropriate tools, equipment, and techniques safely to collect, display, and analyze data
Science 6.2.1 Science, Technology, and Society Explain how technology has an impact on society and science
Science 6.2.2 Science, Technology, and Society Explain how the needs of society have influenced the development and use of technologies

7th grade HCPS III benchmarks targeted for this field trip and classroom investigation
Science 7.3.2 Interdependence Explain the interaction and dependence of organisms on one another
Science 7.54 Unity and Diversity Analyze how organisms' body structures contribute to their ability to survive and reproduce
Science 7.1.1 Scientific Inquiry Design
and safely conduct a scientific investigation to answer a question or test a hypothesis Science 7.1.2 Scientific Inquiry Explain the importance of replicable trials
Science 7.1.3 Scientific Knowledge Explain the need to revise conclusions and explanations based on new scientific evidence
Science 7.2.1 Science, Technology, and Society Explain the use of reliable print and electronic sources to provide scientific information and evidence
Science 7.3.1 Cycles of Matter and Energy Explain how energy moves through food webs, including the roles of photosynthesis and cellular respiration
Science 7.3.2 Interdependence Explain the interaction and dependence of organisms on one another
Science 7.3.3 Interdependence Explain how biotic and abiotic factors affect the carrying capacity and sustainability of an ecosystem

Rainforest Field Trip (K-8)
Kindergarten Science:
Scientific Inquiry Use the senses to make observations Grade 1 Science
Cycles of Matter and Energy Identify the requirements of plants and animals to survive (e.g., food, air, light, water)

Grade 2 & 3 Science:
Interdependence Describe how plants depend on animals

Grade 4 Science:
Cycles of Matter and Energy Explain how simple food chains and food webs can be traced back to plants
Unity and Diversity Describe the roles of various organisms in the same environment

Grade 5 Science:
Interdependence Describe the interdependent relationships among producers, consumers, and decomposers in an ecosystem in terms of the cycles of matter

Grade 7 Science:
Interdependence Explain the interaction and dependence of organisms on one another
Interdependence Explain how biotic and abiotic factors affect the carrying capacity and sustainability of an ecosystem

Canoe Plants Field Trip
Grade 3 Social Studies
Environment and Society Examine the ways in which people modify the physical environment and the effects of these changes
Human Systems Examine the economic and geographic factors that influence why people migrate and where they settle

Grade 4 Social Studies
Early Hawaiian Society Explain the origins and culture of early Hawaiians
Cultural Dynamics/Change and Continuity Describe how individuals or groups deal with conflict, cooperation, and interdependence within the ahupua'a
Economic Interdependence Describe the economic interdependence among those living in the ahupua'a