Have you ever wanted to raise backyard chickens? This badge will take you through the process!
Basketry is a handy skill for a Scout. A basket can be a sturdy companion on campouts, carrying clothes snugly and efficiently, holding potatoes and corn for roasting over a campfire or carrying the day's fishing catch back to camp for dinner. Baskets and basket-weaving projects also make great gifts for family and friends.
The benefits of learning and playing the guitar are well-researched. From increasing your brain’s processing power and lowering your blood pressure to improving your ability to focus, taking up the guitar is a smart move. Even better, it looks really cool as well. This project will help brand new guitarists get set up and playing basic chords.
The chemistry of living organisms
Tundra ecosystems are treeless regions found in the Arctic and on the tops of mountains.
A deciduous forest is a biome dominated by deciduous trees which lose their leaves seasonally.
Deserts currently cover 1/5 of the worlds land mass and the desert biome is continuing to increase in size
Grasslands biomes are regions where the average temperature and precipitation is enough to support grasses but too limited to support trees
The taiga biome is the largest terrestrial biome and extends across Europe, North America, and Asia.
Birds are among the most fascinating creatures on Earth. Many are beautifully colored. Others are accomplished singers. Many of the most important discoveries about birds and how they live have been made by amateur birders. In pursuing this hobby, a Scout might someday make a valuable contribution to our understanding of the natural world.
Blood is the red liquid that circulates in the arteries and veins of humans, carrying oxygen and carbon dioxide from and to the cells and tissues of the body
An anatomical plane is a hypothetical plane used to transect the human body, in order to describe the location of structures or the direction of movements.
The brain is the center of the nervous system. A three-pound structure that decodes information from the internal and external world and the spinal cord, the communication system.
Capacitors are an important part of electronic components. Capacitors store charge like a battery and discharge rapidly.
Electronics have changed the world. Lighting a Light Emitting Diode (LED)
It was once practically considered a standard piece of Scout equipment; the 1911 Handbook suggested every patrol have a bugle. They are perfect for communicating a message in a large area instead of straining your vocal cords by yelling.
Learn how to identify and describe a butterfly using body part names and field marks. As a citizen scientist, correct butterfly identification is important and knowing field marks help you get it right. Where are field marks located on butterflies? You might think of the colors and markings on wings, but field marks can be on other body parts too. When you know the locations and names of the body parts, you can observe and describe the field marks with the skill of a scientist!
Camping is one of the best-known methods of the Scouting movement. When he founded the Scouting movement in the early 1900s, Robert Baden-Powell encouraged every Scout to learn the art of living out-of-doors. He believed a young person able to take care of himself while camping would have the confidence to meet life's other challenges, too.
For several centuries, the canoe was a primary method of travel for explorers and settlers. Today, it remains an important part of the wilderness experience and an enjoyable leisure activity that teaches communication, teamwork, and physical fitness.
All living organisms grow. Growth is the result of cell reproduction.
The cell is the bases of all life and of real importance in the medical field.