🌿🐦 The Great Fall Birdhouse Challenge with Expeditions in Education! 🐦🌿
Create a stunning, eco-friendly birdhouse for our feathered friends who grace your community this Fall! 🍂 Dive deep into local ecology, craftsmanship, and innovative design! 🎨
1. Research and Planning: 🔍
Investigate local resources to discover the variety of birds 🦉 in your area during the Fall. Consider their lifestyles, sizes, and preferred nesting spots.
2. Natural Materials Collection: 🌱
Responsibly gather materials! 🌿 Only use fallen, bird-safe, and eco-friendly items, ensuring no harm to our environment. 🚫 No plastics, metals, or harmful chemicals.
3. Design: 🖌️
Create a birdhouse that’s not just practical but also reflects your community's spirit and uniqueness. 💡 Can your design celebrate local landmarks, history, or culture?
4. Daily Journal: 📔
From October 1st, document 📸 your design journey, bird observations, and any surprises along the way.
5. Naming Your Creation: 🏡
Choose a meaningful name inspired by its design, the intended bird, or any other creative spark! 💥
6. Sharing and Collaborating: 🔄
Starting October 1st, share your designs, observations, and journal entries 📬 on the provided Padlet link. Interact with peers, exchange ideas, ask questions, and spread positivity! 🌟
Embrace this opportunity to combine creativity, learning, and ecological responsibility! 🌏 Remember to check back for updates and interact with fellow innovators! 🌟
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🌟📢 Judging Criteria for The Great Fall Birdhouse Challenge! 📢🌟
🎨 Design Aesthetics (20%):
Is your birdhouse a symbol of community pride and beauty? 🌺
🛠️ Functionality (20%):
Is it a suitable haven for the intended bird species? 🐦
🍂 Use of Natural Materials (20%):
How ingeniously have you incorporated natural elements? 🌿
📚 Research Depth (20%):
Is your research on the bird species clear, accurate, and detailed? 🧐
📖 Journal Quality (20%):
How profound are your reflections, observations, and overall presentation? 📝
October 1st: Let the competition begin! Start uploading to Padlet. 🚀
October 31st: Last day for uploads. 🕛
November 9th: Winners announced at our Acadia LiveStream! 🏆
"🕊️ Birds are a miracle because they prove to us there is a finer, simpler state of being which we may strive to attain." - Douglas Coupland 🌿
Join hands 🤝 with Expeditions in Education to honor nature 🌳 and our wonderful feathered friends. Let's learn, collaborate, and revel in the beauty of our communities through this exciting challenge! 🐦🍂🏠
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