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[http://www.scouts.ca/sites/default/files/naturalist.pdf Naturalist Badge Cub Scout Book page]
 
== Outcomes ==
 
== Outcomes ==
 
The requirements this badge helps Cubs increase their awareness and knowledge of flora and fauna. This knowledge contributes to an increased concern and awareness of environmental issues.
 
The requirements this badge helps Cubs increase their awareness and knowledge of flora and fauna. This knowledge contributes to an increased concern and awareness of environmental issues.
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=  Program Suggestions =
 
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# Seed Dispersion:
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#* http://www.vtaide.com/png/seed-dispersion.htm
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#* http://dnr.wi.gov/org/caer/ce/eek/cool/seedy.htm (I'd be nice if this quiz had more "local" seeds.)
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#* The Cub Book page 137 [[Media:TheCubBook137-Helicopter.PDF|Helicopter]] (Make a helicopter "seed")
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 12:17, 6 January 2015

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Naturalist Badge Cub Scout Book page

Contents

Outcomes

The requirements this badge helps Cubs increase their awareness and knowledge of flora and fauna. This knowledge contributes to an increased concern and awareness of environmental issues. [1]

Requirements

Do any six of the following:

  1. Find different kinds of seeds that travel by "helicopter", "parachute", "sling shot", as a "hitchhiker", or by "animal express". Discuss how seeds are dispersed.
  2. With the help of an adult, dye a piece of cloth or T-shirt using plants to make the colour.
  3. Make a plaster cast or take a picture of an animal track.
  4. Show at least three different ways animals camouflage themselves.
  5. Show at least three different ways animals survive the Canadian winter.
  6. Show at least three examples of how plants and animals protect themselves from weather or predators.
  7. Take a hike through an urban community to look for nature.
  8. Observe any wild animal and report on what you learned from its behaviour.
  9. Find examples in books or real life and tell how plants and animals attract or repel others using colour and smell.
  10. Describe or draw some ways animals capture or eat food.


Cross-badge links:

Pre 2011 version

Program Suggestions

  1. Seed Dispersion:

References

  1. Taken from MEASURING SUCCESS - THE SCOUTING WAY