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Alien invasion

Photograph evidence of where a non-native plant or animal has invaded a local ecosystem. Produce a ‘spotter’s guide’ to these invasive species. 

Points: 50 Photographer Badge by: Geography Awareness Week
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Award sustainable businesses

Explore your local stores and coffee shops. Which ones have the most sustainable products? Reward those that are good with a certificate and ask your local paper to list them. 

Points: 50 Take action! Badge by: Geography Awareness Week
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Become a remote sensor

Turn a digital camera into a satellite. Hover it above the ground and take a picture of the view below. 

Points: 50 Photographer Badge by: Geography Awareness Week
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Cross the border

Walk (or drive or cycle) between one neighborhood and the next. When do you know that you’ve definitely moved from one to the other? 

Points: 50 Story-teller Badge by: Geography Awareness Week
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Don't walk

Explore a place and discover something new without walking. 

Points: 50 Mapping Badge by: Geography Awareness Week
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Flower power

Plant some beautiful flowers or start a community garden to make a neglected place more beautiful. 

Points: 50 Take action! Badge by: Geography Awareness Week
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Ghost wood

They say that the suburbs are areas where “they chop down trees and then name streets after them.” Can you find the hidden trees in your own suburban or inner city area? 

Points: 50 Mapping Badge by: Geography Awareness Week
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Glocal Listening

Glocal listening. Click here and discover international 'local' radio. Where is the most distant/interesting place you can tune in to? Is their music played on any of your local radio stations?

Points: 50 Web Maker by: Geography Awareness Week
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ID a problem

Identify a problem that faces young people in your area: homelessness, kids without school supplies, lack of playgrounds or another issue. 

Points: 50 Take action! Badge by: Geography Awareness Week
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Invisible maze

Create a maze that can’t be seen because it winds through your neighborhood. Create a map for your friends to use to find their way through the maze, and if someone manages to complete it without...

Points: 50 Mapping Badge by: Geography Awareness Week