Museum Led Field Trips

Teacher-Led
Field Trips*

$ 5 Per Student
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Spend up to 30 minutes with teacher-guided time in any of our three main spaces. (Hawaiian Hall, Pacific Hall, Science Adventure Center).

Museum Led Field Trips

Pick Two Museum-Led Experiences

$7 per student ($9.95 Over Intersession)

Choose up to two, 25-minute programs facilitated by Museum Educators to add to your Teacher-Led exploration time.

See what’s recommended for your grade by clicking the corresponding button grade level below.

Four
Museum Programs*

$ 9 Per Student
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*Spend 2 hours diving deeper into a topic with our museum educators. If you have more time, you can also spend up to 30 minutes with teacher-guided time in any of our three main spaces. (Hawaiian Hall, Pacific Hall, Science Adventure Center)

Museum Led Field Trip

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Offerings by Grade

Pre-K

I LUNA, I LALO: Our Special Island Home

Learn about the unique plants and animals of Hawaiʻi through this joyful, interactive program. Students will have a chance to practice hula and mele, focusing on the special environments of our islands, in this 25-minute program, designed for younger learners in prekindergarten and kindergarten settings.

Boldly go where no preschooler has gone before.  Through games and songs, search for objects found in our day and night sky.

“Watch the Big Volcano Grow,” as you join in this interactive program about Hawaiian volcanoes. Young children will be captivated through body movement, building, counting and singing.

Geared towards the youngest stargazers and scientist, In My Backyard is sure to instill a sense of wonder and exploration while encouraging children to explore their own backyards.

NGSS: 1-ESS1-1

K-2

How do we live together on our island home? Where do we find the resources we need, and how can we best utilize them? Learn about the ways in which unique natural resources and specialized tools can help us to meet our basic needs as people and the goals of our community in this 25-minute interactive program.

In this classroom version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, students will participate in an exciting game show as they learn about the rock cycle, plate tectonics, and the geology of Hawai‘i.

How do plants provide resources to meet our basic needs? Why do human beings take plants from one place to another? Expand your knowledge of the plants found here in Hawaiʻi and elsewhere in the Pacific and  why they were important to our voyaging ancestors. This 25-minute program highlights Pacific Island canoe plants and farming practices, and includes time in our native ethnobotanical garden.

Watch the science sphere get transformed into a giant cell so that students can easily identify the component parts of plant and animal cells.

Geared towards the youngest stargazers and scientists, In My Backyard is sure to instill a sense of wonder and exploration while encouraging children to explore their own backyards.

NGSS: 1-ESS1-1

Students will develop an understanding of surfing as a world-wide sport with roots in Hawaiʻi,  and how we can all make a difference in the future of our ocean environment by reducing our use of single-use plastics. This tour is presented in partnership with Ethan Estess, Johnson Ohana Foundation, Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation, and Sustainable Coastlines Hawaiʻi.

Bishop Museum is pleased to offer a $2 per student subsidy for school tours of Mai Kinohi Mai through the generous support of Hawaiʻi Youth Surfing Development and the Tommy Holmes Foundation. Discount will be applied upon receipt of request. Limited funds available.

3-5

How do we live together on our island home? Where do we find the resources we need, and how can we best utilize them? Learn about the ways in which unique natural resources and specialized tools can help us to meet our basic needs as people and the goals of our community in this 25-minute interactive program.

When traveling to far off islands, how did the crew of a voyaging canoe know they were near land?  This 30 minutes hands-on program provides experience in how looking for clues in the wind, waves, and wings can help to navigate you toward your island destination. This program is part of our Voyages of Discovery package but can be booked as a standalone program.

This new STEM program explores why Hawai‘i is a great place to learn about Earth system science and to discover how NASA satellites help us in our explorations of the planet.

This fulldome program puts you on the deck of the voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a as you explore traditional Polynesian navigation and find your way to Tahiti from Hawai‘i. Produced by Bishop Museum in collaboration with Polynesian Voyaging Society and 1001 Stories.

HCSSS: SS.2.1.18.3, SS.4.1.15.3, SS.4.2.13.1, SS.7PI.1.13.1, SS.7PI.1.14.2

This program immerses you in the amazing diversity of moons and the important roles they play in shaping our solar system. Follow in the footsteps of astronauts to our silvery Moon, then venture beyond to unfamiliar and exotic worlds. Journey to the outer planets and their moons, and return home with newfound wonder about the dynamic and intricate solar system in which we all live. This show was produced by the staff of the Charles Hayden Planetarium, Museum of Science, Boston, with distribution by Loch Ness Productions.

NGSS: 1-ESS1-1, 5-PS2-1, MS-PS2-4, MS-ESS1-2, MS-ESS1-3, HS-ESS1-4

Students will develop an understanding of surfing as a world-wide sport with roots in Hawaiʻi,  and how we can all make a difference in the future of our ocean environment by reducing our use of single-use plastics. This tour is presented in partnership with Ethan Estess, Johnson Ohana Foundation, Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation, and Sustainable Coastlines Hawaiʻi.

Bishop Museum is pleased to offer a $2 per student subsidy for school tours of Mai Kinohi Mai through the generous support of Hawaiʻi Youth Surfing Development and the Tommy Holmes Foundation. Discount will be applied upon receipt of request. Limited funds available.

6-8

How do we live together on our island home? Where do we find the resources we need, and how can we best utilize them? Learn about the ways in which unique natural resources and specialized tools can help us to meet our basic needs as people and the goals of our community in this 25-minute interactive program.

When traveling to far off islands, how did the crew of a voyaging canoe know they were near land?  This 30 minutes hands-on program provides experience in how looking for clues in the wind, waves, and wings can help to navigate you toward your island destination. This program is part of our Voyages of Discovery package but can be booked as a standalone program.

This new STEM program explores why Hawai‘i is a great place to learn about Earth system science and to discover how NASA satellites help us in our explorations of the planet.

This fulldome program puts you on the deck of the voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a as you explore traditional Polynesian navigation and find your way to Tahiti from Hawai‘i. Produced by Bishop Museum in collaboration with Polynesian Voyaging Society and 1001 Stories.

HCSSS: SS.2.1.18.3, SS.4.1.15.3, SS.4.2.13.1, SS.7PI.1.13.1, SS.7PI.1.14.2

This program immerses you in the amazing diversity of moons and the important roles they play in shaping our solar system. Follow in the footsteps of astronauts to our silvery Moon, then venture beyond to unfamiliar and exotic worlds. Journey to the outer planets and their moons, and return home with newfound wonder about the dynamic and intricate solar system in which we all live. This show was produced by the staff of the Charles Hayden Planetarium, Museum of Science, Boston, with distribution by Loch Ness Productions.

NGSS: 1-ESS1-1, 5-PS2-1, MS-PS2-4, MS-ESS1-2, MS-ESS1-3, HS-ESS1-4

Students will develop an understanding of surfing as a world-wide sport with roots in Hawaiʻi,  and how we can all make a difference in the future of our ocean environment by reducing our use of single-use plastics. This tour is presented in partnership with Ethan Estess, Johnson Ohana Foundation, Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation, and Sustainable Coastlines Hawaiʻi.

Bishop Museum is pleased to offer a $2 per student subsidy for school tours of Mai Kinohi Mai through the generous support of Hawaiʻi Youth Surfing Development and the Tommy Holmes Foundation. Discount will be applied upon receipt of request. Limited funds available.