(1) Explain in his own words and from his own observation : fertilization and development of a wild flower and one of the following; development of frog or toad life, history of an insect, spider or fish; development, habits, songs or call – notes of six birds, habits of four animals, habits of some of the creature of the pond.
(2) Either keep a nature diary of two of the seasons, spring, summer, autumn and winter – giving recordswith dates and places of not less than ten birds, ten plants, ten trees and ten butterflies or moths and a short account of the animals which have been seen, and illustrate records with pencil sketches, carbon impressions of leaves or pressed specimen.
In towns one of the following alternatives may be selected in place of nature diary. The D.C. shall decide whether the area may be considered a town for the purpose of this badge.
(i) Make a collection of thirty different species of flowers, ferns and grasses dried and mounted, giving names, places and dates and recognize them, give a short description of the ten specimen.
(ii) Make a collection of photographs or carbon impressions or sketches of leaves of twenty
trees, giving names, places and dates and recognize them, give a description of appearance of ten of the trees from which they were taken.
(iii) Make ten sketches of animals, or birds from life and give history of five of them.
(iv) Name sixty different kinds of animals, or birds from life and give the history of five of them.
(v) Name sixty different kinds of animals, birds, reptiles, fishes or insects in a museum of Zoological Garden or from unnamed coloured plates, and give particulars of lives, habits appearances and markings of twenty of them.
(vi) Describe the habits and recognize by their songs, calls or voice, thirty different kinds of birds or animals.