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Between Earth and Sky

earth-sky2.jpgYou'll join your flower friends for a cross-country road trip in their special flower-powered car! As you travel the country, you'll learn to use your own special skills to help people and Planet Earth.

This is a 10-session Journey, but could be modified to fit your troop’s needs.



Field Trip Ideas and More...

  • Girl Scout camps
  • Community or master gardeners
  • Local nurseries
  • State parks
  • Nature centers
  • Zoos

 

 Community Programs for Between Earth and Sky

 
  • Daisy

    Girls will explore the nature around them and the Flint Hills ecoregion by learning about soils, seeds, plants and more to further their journey towards the Blue Bucket, Firefly and Clover awards!

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  • DaisyBrownieSenior

     If your Daisy Girl Scouts are working on Between Earth and Sky, come to Natural Grocers for our Food Jungle course which focuses on food quality and how what we choose to eat can be environmentally friendly or not-so-friendly food.We will compare conventional to organic foods and try to match pictures of food with where it came from.

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  • Daisy

    The Blue Bucket Workshop: Daisies will identify feelings and express them for improved self-knowledge and communication through playing a game where they will act out feelings. Girl Scouts will also depict feelings through a color design or drawing.

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  • Daisy

    Girl Scouts will learn about colors and how they affect your mood. Girl Scouts can choose to either create Origami animals or make a flower from scrapbook paper.  We will discuss what emotions we want to depict before creating our project.

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  • DaisyBrownieJuniorCadetteSenior

    We customize art workshops to support troops with Journeys, art badges, or one of a kind art experiences! We have a large variety of art options available and will work with you to customize a project just right for your troop!  Treehouse  Art Studio FUN PATCH  provided for each artist.

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  • DaisyBrownieJuniorCadetteSenior

    Pintervention can help your troop earn their badges while having tons of creative fun. The best part is, we do all the prep and clean up! Girl Scout events require a minimum of 8 participants and include a dedicated staff member to lead your event

    Date: VARIES
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  • Daisy

    Our Native Fish or Bird Habitat Puppet workshop is perfect for Daisy’s working their way through Between Earth and Sky.  Girl Scouts will learn about habitats and how pollution affects them while creating a simple rod puppet and its own paper plate habitat.

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  • Daisy

    Girls will explore the nature around them and the animals at Sunset Zoo using their senses and develop an understanding of their own feelings about nature through guided activities.

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  • Daisy

    Girl Scouts will come to the library and learn about different ways they can help make our Earth healthy. They will learn how humans impact the Earth and how even one person can help lessen that impact.

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Resources


Programming Ideas for Troop Meetings
  • Have a map of the US and let the girls plot the road trip as they read the story
  • Ask girls to share pictures or describe their favorite family trip or vacation
  • Let girls design their own “smart” cars using recycled materials
  • Complete activities related to Leave No Trace principles

Helpful Hints
  • Treat the story as a discussion time, this is a great time for girls to share their thinking as you read the story together
  • Various aspects of STEM programming are built into this Journey – encourage girls to take a side trip to further explore this area
  • Each girl should have a copy of the Journey book    
  • The green boxes throughout the Facilitator Guide have great additional programming options