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[http://www.scouts.ca/sites/default/files/naturalist.pdf Naturalist Badge Cub Scout Book page]
 
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== Outcomes ==
 
== Outcomes ==

Latest revision as of 07:20, 19 July 2019


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Under the program revitalization effort of the Canadian Path, this article is no longer be applicable to the current program.
It remains here for reference purposes only.
For information on items replacing this topic, see Cub Scout Earth.


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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