In pairs, look at the nature sign assigned and discuss:
what do you like about it?
how would you improve it? Or what would you do differently?
Share with larger group your findings and discussion.
Consider: design, font, colours, images, content of the text, who is reading this, and purpose
Selected Nature Signs
The 5-Whys is a simple brainstorming tool that can help with identifying the root of what you want to discuss about your topic.
Considering the species, you are currently working on, answer why care about this species. Then ask yourself why 4 more times and write down your answers.
What are 5 keywords that help to describe your answers to the 5 whys?
What is 1 question you still have about this species?
Tip: Think about the discussion from the icebreaker to help.
1. Draw and draft a nature sign
Based on the species you already researched, draw and draft a nature sign outline.
What information would you include? What images? Any other features? What would be in it? What content? Images, etc. Draw and write it out.
Consider strategies in storytelling, science communication, and your research both academic and popular.
2. Peer feedback
Walk around and view others drafted signage. Use sticky notes to give feedback. Consider a question you still have about the content, or design feedback, or formatting feedback, etc.
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