Butterfly Life Cycle:
All butterflies live their lives in four stages – a life cycle. Putt the ball through each stage of a butterfly’s metamorphosis. (View an image of the hole)
Your ball represents the seed from the fruit of a tree. Feed the ball to the Cassowary, the wild pig, or the parrot. Which animal do you think will best disperse the seed? (View an image of the hole)
The ball represents a bat. Listen for the noise coming from the Cave. The sound tells the Bat where there is an obstacle on the way to the cup. (View an image of the hole)
The ball represents energy being passed through a food chain. Putt along the food chain and link the fir tree to the owl through the energy consumers of the forest. (View an image of the hole)
Evolution of a Golfer:
It takes a long time to develop a golfer. A very long time. Putt through geologic time and watch the modern golfer evolve, piece by piece. (View an image of the hole)
Putt your ball through the Backyard ecosystem. You will find the cup, along with your observations, in the notebook. (View an image of the hole)
Natural selection is a mechanism of evolution. Aim for the Bird you think is best adapted to survive on this new island. (View an image of the hole)
Predator and Prey:
The ball represents a fly attempting to reach a safe place to lay its eggs away from the threat of predators. Hungry toads and spiders make the path to the cup a dangerous route. (View an image of the hole)
The ball is your tool to vote. Putt toward the scientific theory of dinosaur extinction you most agree with. (View an image of the hole)
The ball represents garbage on its way to be recycled. Feed the garbage to Mr. Bigmouth so it can be used again. (View an image of the hole)
Navigate the way to the cup around a variety of real life water traps, which represent water pollution from different sources. You might be surprised what you learn. (View an image of the hole)
The ball represents garbage. Aim your putt to catch a ride on the ship searching for a port willing to accept its unsavory cargo. (View an image of the hole)
The ball represents an animal whose movements through the landscape are blocked by new development. Highways and pipelines make the path to the cup a complicated trail. (View an image of the hole)
The ball represents a flock of migrating Swainson’s hawks. Putt your way along the hawks’ migratory route from Argentina, through the narrow isthmus of Panama, to the Pacific Northwest. (View an image of the hole)
The ball represents a spawning salmon. Natural and human-created obstacles present challenges to the salmon as it attempts to complete its life cycle. (View an image of the hole)
The ball represents a native bird on the island of Guam. Try to avoid the dangerous invading alien snakes on your way to the cup. (View an image of the hole)
The ball represents a typical population of bears in a given year. Putt the ball toward the cup; different threats to the bears’ survival will block the way, such as fire, lack of food, or too few families. (View an image of the hole)
The ball is your tool to choose a future for the rain forest. Follow a path toward deforestation or a sustainable future. (View an image of the hole)
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