Vancouver Urban BioKit

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Developed by the Biosphere, environment museum, the BioKits are nature observation guides designed primarily for children over six and their parents.

Through a series of interactive outdoor activities, Vancouver Urban BioKit invites you to explore biodiversity and admire the natural riches found in this West Coast metropolis!

Using the BioKits couldn't be easier!

  • Choose your destination.
  • Download the format of your choice (letter or logbook).
  • Print the BioKit.
  • Gather up your equipment.
  • Go outside!

How to print the letter format on two sides:
If you have access to a printer with the automatic two-sided option, you can simply print the entire document, following your printer's instructions. Then staple the document.
If not, follow these steps:

  1. Print the odd-numbered pages of the PDF document.
  2. Print the even-numbered pages on the other side of the odd-numbered pages, according to your printer's instructions.
  3. Staple the document.

How to print the logbook format:
You must have access to a printer with the automatic two-sided option!

  1. Under File choose Print.
  2. In the section Page Handling, select the Booklet Printing option in the Page Scaling scroll-down menu.
  3. Print the entire document.
  4. Fold the document in half, making sure to put the cover page on top.
  5. Staple the document near the centre fold.

Available Formats:

PDF (letter format) 9.18 MB / PDF Part (log book format) 9.38 MB / HTML

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  • Author: Environment Canada / City of Vancouver
  • Language of Document: Separate English/French
  • Document Type: Educational Material
  • Cat. No.: En154-65/2011E
  • ISBN: 978-1-100-19230-7
  • Size: 21.6 x 28 cm
  • Pages: 36
  • Year: 2012
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