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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the sand badge in Nest.

In this Badge Bit, you will sweep a floor.



Some articles on sweeping floors
  - How to Sweep a Floor
  - The Scientifically Best Way to Sweep a Floor
  - How to Sweep
  - Zen and the Art of Floor Maintenance







To complete this BB, the minimum requirements are:
   - you must sweep a floor

To show you've completed this Badge Bit, you must provide:
   - a before picture of the floor
   - an action shot of you sweeping the floor
   - an after picture of the floor
   - OR a 2-minute video of you doing this
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Forgot to take an action pic of sweeping the floor. So I swept again. Look at the pile! Dang, it's only been one day. That's mud season for you.
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Dirty floor prior to sweeping
Dirty floor prior to sweeping
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Another pile of dirt
Another pile of dirt
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Floor cleaned
Floor cleaned
Staff note (Nicole Alderman) :

I certify that this badge bit is complete! And, dirt totally builds up in my house like that, too! It's amazing how quick it happens!

 
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Approved BB submission
 - a before picture of the floor


  - an action shot of you sweeping the floor


  - an after picture of the floor

Staff note (Dave Burton) :

I hereby certify this BB as complete!

 
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Took the rug out to be beaten, and discovered a lovely patch of dirt. Time to sweep!

My son helped me out by videoing me doing the sweeping. Gotta love his narration!



Here's the before picture. I didn't get an after, because my son ran off with the camera to video his hot wheels racing. But, hey, I got the video of me sweeping and it was an either-or thing...
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Before sweeping the floor
Before sweeping the floor
 
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Just to make things easier, and because I'd already taken pictures of having swept the kitchen, here's before and after pictures of having cleaned and swept the kitchen floor





So, now there's a video of me sweeping, and before and after pictures!
Staff note (Mike Haasl) :

I certify this BB complete!

 
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