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== Other Useful Links ==
 
== Other Useful Links ==
  
 
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* [https://web.archive.org/web/20110605071541/http://www2.scouts.ca/dnn/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=uoq%2fNXbv%2f8k%3d&tabid=419 Explore the Night Sky] - [[Scouting Life Magazine]] January/February 2009
* [http://www2.scouts.ca/dnn/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=uoq%2fNXbv%2f8k%3d&tabid=419 Explore the Night Sky] - [http://scoutinglife.ca Scouting Life Magazine] January/February 2009
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* [https://web.archive.org/web/20110701121901/http://www.scouts.ca/dnn/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=%2becUVzkBVeY%3d&tabid=419 Make Your Stargazing Events Shine] - [[Scouting Life Magazine]] January/February 2009
* [http://www2.scouts.ca/dnn/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=%2becUVzkBVeY%3d&tabid=419 Make Your Stargazing Events Shine] - [http://scoutinglife.ca Scouting Life Magazine] January/February 2009
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* [http://skynews.ca/ Sky News] the magazine of Canadian astronomy
 
* [http://skynews.ca/ Sky News] the magazine of Canadian astronomy
* [http://www2.scouts.ca/dnn/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=tVX7KhdBQuA%3d&tabid=419 Explore the Night Sky] - Links from the above Scouting Life article
 
 
* [http://www.stellarium.org/ Stellarium] - free open source planetarium for your computer '''Excellent!'''
 
* [http://www.stellarium.org/ Stellarium] - free open source planetarium for your computer '''Excellent!'''
 
* [http://www.tecepe.com.br/nav/inav_stars.htm Navigator] - software for identifying stars and planets
 
* [http://www.tecepe.com.br/nav/inav_stars.htm Navigator] - software for identifying stars and planets

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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
  5. Know the phases of the moon and the moon's role in causing ocean tides

Cross-badge links:

Program Suggestions and Resources

Pre 2011 version

Resources for Requirements


Other Useful Links

References

  1. Taken from MEASURING SUCCESS - THE SCOUTING WAY