Welcome: Creation of Hawai'i
Description: This webquest has students research various mythological creation stories and compare & contrast these stories to the facts surrounding the actual formation of the Hawaiian archipelago. This webquest blends fact & fiction, myth & reality, culture & science, into one interesting hands-on lesson.
Grade Level: 3-5
Curriculum: Social Studies
Keywords: Hawaiian culture, Hawaiian mythology, mythology, myths, cultural stories, legends, mythological figures, Hawaii, culture, formation of islands, geology, volcanoes, volcanic processes, island formation, formation of Hawaiian Islands, Hawaiian Islands
Author(s): Shanelle Kiaha, Marilou Dulay, Morisha Ogata