This activity challenges students to build a model of a bat box!

  • Students use their creativity to build a bat box model using supplies from home
  • Students learn the features bats require in a roosting structure
  • Students understand how bat boxes can help bat populations in Alberta
  • Student instruction sheet (younger students may require assistance reading the background information and instructions).
  • Materials from home (cardboard, paper, glue, pencils, etc.)
Supporting Documents


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Bat Box - Design Challenge (Teacher)Bat Box - Design Challenge (Student)

Version Française:

Boite A Chauves-Souris - Defi Concept (Enseignants)Boite A Chauves-Souris - Defi Concept (Etudiants)

Program of Study
  • Science
  • 60 mins
Curriculum Outcomes
  • Grade 1 Science - Building Things,
  • Grade 1 Science, Needs of Animals and Plants,
  • Grade 2 Science - Small Crawling and Flying Animals,
  • Grade 3 Science - Building with a Variety of Materials,
  • Grade 3 Science, Testing Materials and Designs

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