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By: Jeremy Randolph- Flagg, Sarah James, Brooke Wilner, Jenna Burns and Kelly Culliney. Our Tools. GPS (Global positioning System) Hula Hoop String (for transect) Digital Camera. Berry Flats. Why we Hiked Berry Flats? To examine plant species

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our tools
Our Tools
  • GPS (Global positioning System)
  • Hula Hoop
  • String (for transect)
  • Digital Camera
berry flats
Berry Flats

Why we Hiked Berry Flats?

  • To examine plant species
  • To cut down invasive species like Kahili Ginger
  • To learn about Native Plants and animals
the hike what we did on berry flats
The HikeWhat We Did on Berry Flats
  • We looked for Native Plants and animals
  • We cut down invasive plants
  • We learned about the plants and animals
gps what is that
GPS?Whatis that?!
  • A GPS is an electronical device that tracts satellites and will;
  • Tell you where you are
  • And what the elevation is.
transects
-Transects !-
  • A transect is an area of land that we surveyed.
  • This is how it works: you put a string down and you pick a spot to survey.
quadrants
Quadrants
  • A Quadrant is a section of land measured by a hula hoop.
  • We looked at the plants inside the quadrant and also looked up into the canopy.
pictures of the canopy
Pictures of The Canopy

Different quadrants had different amounts of canopies.

digital photography
Digital Photography

What did we take pictures of with the digital camera???

  • We took pictures of the canopy.
  • We also took pictures of the quadrants and transects.
why this information is important
Why this information is important

1. This information is important because now people will know a lot about Koke’e nature and the wildlife.

2. This information is important to us because now my class and I know a lot about Koke’e and about the plants and animals.

3. This information is important to scientists because they can learn about the plants and wild life, transects, quadrants.

data collection
Data collection
  • We collected data by taking pictures and writing down what was over a hula hoop that we threw to see which plant was there. We wrote down the plant and what percent of sky there was above the hula hoop, for instance, 73% was trees and 27% was sky.
what we learned
What We Learned
  • There are invasive species like banana poka and strawberry guava that we should try to get rid of.
  • There are many native plants like the Ohia Lehua and Koa Tree.
  • We used a hula hoop (quadrant) , a GPS, and some rope to learn about the habitat.
what we learned continued
What We Learned (continued)
  • We learned to work together.
  • We learned about the plants and animals that live in Koke’e.
what if
What If?
  • What if we didn’t have this information?
  • We wouldn’t know anything about the nature in Koke’e, so we couldn’t help the native plants.
  • What if we didn’t pull Kahili Ginger on the trail?
  • It would take over the native plants and they would go extinct.
what if continued
What If (continued)
  • What if forest managers were able to use this information and what would they know?
  • They would know to be more aware of invasive species.
  • What if visitors had this information?
  • They would know not to kill native plants and animals.
credits
Credits

By Jenna Burns, Brooke Wilner, Kelly Culliney, Sarah James, Jeremy Randolph-Flagg.

Also thanks to Hector Perez, Jennifer Hoof, Tyme Ventura, and Ms.Chao.

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