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# Learn and tell a story related to a constellation or an aboriginal legend regarding the night sky.
 
# Learn and tell a story related to a constellation or an aboriginal legend regarding the night sky.
 
# Know and describe 3 sky features:
 
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** (b) Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights
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* (b) Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights
** (c) Comets
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** (d) Meteors
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** (e) Planets
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** (f) Stars
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* (f) Stars
** (g) Satellites
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** (h) Eclipses
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== Cross-badge links:  ==
 
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* [[Black Star A11]]
 
* [[Black Star A11]]

Revision as of 20:23, 13 January 2011

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Contents

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
  1. 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