Teaching Materials and Learning Activities
Lesson plans options.
1. Have students fill out the survey on their own.
2. Compare and contrast the different ways in which identity questions are asked.
3. What is the question ordering? Are there any questions that students dont' understand or would skip?
4. Compare and contrast survey results. Do students see themselves or people they know in the survey responses?
5. What patterns emerge in the open-ended answers for these questions:
a. what does being Hawaiian mean to you
b. how do you express your Hawaiian identity?
c. what are the three most important issues facing Hawaiian communities today?
d. list three places you consider sacred and why?.
6. What story can you tell with this data?
7. Exploring the Native Hawaiian public opinion and preferences towards TMT.
a. Examine Civilbeat.org coverage of TMT project.
b. Examine the TMT.org website on support for TMT in Hawai'i.
c. Read the Dr. Phan's whitepaper on the data science on support for TMT.
d. What are your thoughts after examining (7a-7c) on the data regarding support/opposition to TMT with regards to what Native Hawaiians, residents of Hawaii, and registered voters? Is there variation across communties and survey/poll samples?