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== Outcomes ==
 
== Outcomes ==
This badge allows Cubs to enhance their knowledge of the solar system and constellations.<ref> Taken from [http://www.scouts.ca/media/documents/GenMeasuringSuccess.pdf MEASURING SUCCESS - THE SCOUTING WAY] </ref>
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== Requirements ==
 
== Requirements ==

Revision as of 22:26, 18 September 2011

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Outcomes

This badge allows Cubs to enhance their knowledge of the solar system and constellations.[1]

Requirements

  1. Teach another Cub how to use the pointer stars of the Big Dipper to find Polaris, the North Star.
  2. Show how to orient and read a seasonal star map. Be able to find five constellations of your choice.
  3. Learn and tell a story related to a constellation or an aboriginal legend regarding the night sky.
  4. Know and describe 3 sky features:
    • (a) Milky Way
    • (b) Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights
    • (c) Comets
    • (d) Meteors
    • (e) Planets
    • (f) Stars
    • (g) Satellites
    • (h) Eclipses
  5. Know the phases of the moon and the moon's role in causing ocean tides

Cross-badge links:

Program Suggestions and Resources


References

  1. Taken from MEASURING SUCCESS - THE SCOUTING WAY