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IGG DETECT: Now you’re a Brownie Guide 04 OUTDOORS

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Description

Discuss different ways of reducing water and energy use at home. Try one of these ways for a week and keep a record of what you’ve done

Resources

 2 Buckets
 1 unbreakable cup (with handle if possible )

Instructions

Introduction:
This activity will help the Brownies understand how they can help save water.

Preparation:
This game is best done outside. To prepare, set up an obstacle race course with three or four equal lines (depending how many teams there are)
Instructions:
• Divide the Brownies into teams
• Place a bucket in front of each team
• Fill each bucket with the same amount of water
• Place empty buckets at the other end of course
• Hold a relay race using cups as the batons
• Leader give the instruction of how each member of the team is to complete the obstacle race i.e. run, skip, hop, etc.
TO PLAY
• First Brownie in each team fills her cup (baton) with water
• Trying not to spill the water she completes the course while clearing the obstacles along the way, and empty the cup into the bucket at the other end.
• She then runs back and passes the cup (baton) on to the next team runner
• Continue playing until all the water has been transfer form one bucket to the other
• Measure the water in the finishing buckets after the race – the team who saved the most water wins.
Discuss:
Does everyone have access to drinking water out of a tap?
What would you do if you had no access to running water?
What can you do to save water?

Acknowledgement/Sources
IGG GAT Resource Pack

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