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 Mobile Lab Inspires Love Of Learning
“While at the lab, students are off computers and screens. The focus of each lesson is a hands-on lab ac- tivity, such as building, cre- ating, measuring, dissecting, monitoring and more.”
Since October 2019, PULS has visited 41 sites, reaching more than 4,600 students and logging more than 22,000 student lab hours. In 2023, PULS reached more than 1,000 students all across O‘ahu, from Mākaha Ele- mentary School to Kaiser High School and across the Ko‘olau Mountains to Kailua and Waimānalo.
(Above) Students get their hands dirty with hands-on learning experiences. (Right) Keiki experience what its like to be a marine biologist by conducting coral experiments. PHOTOS COURTESY POPUP LABS FOR STEAM
   “We have been fortunate to receive grants that have enabled us to go to different regions, such as Castle Foun- dation’s Pilina Fund to pop- up at schools in Waimānalo or Hawaii Community Foun- dation to pop-up at schools on the West side,” Weaint says. “Right now, we are popping up in schools in the Kalihi re- gion due to a City & County Grant-in-Aid.”
interest and enthusiasm for STEAM disciplines, which Weaint says are the wave of the future.
    She says PULS tries to prioritize visits to Title 1 or low-income schools.
“I hope these students come to understand how global environmental issues have local relevance that they can help solve, which can help livelihoods and Hawai‘i’s way of life,” she says. “I hope they can ac- knowledge their role in the future of our planet as deci- sion-makers, entrepreneurs, policy makers, scientists and more, and will be responsi-
ble for our resources.”
To learn more about PULS visit puls-hawaii. org or follow the organi- zation on social media (@ pulshawaii). To volunteer to teach at PULS or to make a monetary donation through PULS’ fiscal sponsor, O‘ahu Resources Conservation and Development Council, visit
The hope is to inspire an
 From Hawai‘i Kai to Wai‘anae and even in Honolulu, Pop-Up Labs for STEAM has logged more than 22,000 lab hours.

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