Ms. Fix It Herself: a Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada Community Collaboration

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Girl Scouts Brandie and Karla make mini-planters
Girl Scouts
explored the many facets of careers in the construction industry during Ms. Fix It Herself, a collaboration with National Association of Women in Construction, NV Energy, Par-3, HERServices Inc. and Sisters in the Brotherhood Carpenters Union (Pictured: Girl Scouts Brandie and Karla make mini-planters for a window sills – Photo courtesy of Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada)

Building a mini planter for a window sill
Building a mini planter for a window sill

Photo courtesy of Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada.

Girls worked with industry professionals on energy conservation, planting tips, and built a mini planter for a window sill. Girls in grades 4-5 were working toward their Gardener badge. They planted herbs, and learned to how to water them properly, as well as tree pruning techniques.

Alexia builds a mini planter for a window sill
Alexia builds a mini planter for a window sill

Photo courtesy of Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada

Girls in grades 6-8 were working toward their Woodworker badge. They worked with NV Energy to build a house out of paper and used aluminum foil to learn how to keep a house insulated.

Practicing tree pruning techniqujes
Practicing tree pruning techniqujes

Photo courtesy of Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada

Girl Scouts learn about house insulation
Girl Scouts learn about house insulation

Photo courtesy of Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada

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