Echo Location Game

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A game that shows how bats use echo location to fly around.


Bat blindfold mask, Insect mask.


All cubs stand around in a circle. One cub is chosen to be the Bat and another to be the insect. The aim of the game is for the bat to catch the insect. The cub that is playing the role of a bat calls out "Bat" the cub that is playing the role of the insect replies with "Bat" to give their location. The bat can then attempt to locate the insect and try and catch the insect. Once the bat has caught the insect swap people around so that everyone gets a go at being the bat and the insect. To keep the game moving along the insect can escape after a couple of minutes.


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