Today’s youth will have to know a lot about the world when they grow up. We live more in a global community than we used to . Cub Scouts can learn about different regions of the world by earning the Geography pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
Geography Pin Requirements
Earn the Geography belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:
- Make a 3-D model of an imaginary place. Include five different landforms, such as mountains, valleys, lakes, rivers, plateaus, and plains.
- List 10 cities around the world. Calculate the time it is in each city when it is noon in your town.
- Find the company’s location on the wrapper or label of 10 products used in your home, such as food, clothing, toys, and appliances. Use a world map or atlas to find each location.
- On a map, trace the routes of some famous explorers. Show the map to your den or family.
- On a United States or world map, mark where your family members and ancestors were born.
- Keep a map record of the travels of your favorite professional sports team for one month.
- Choose one:
- Read a book in which geography plays an important part;
- On a web site with satellite views of earth, identify at least five locations, including your home address or a nearby building. Be sure you have your parent’s or adult partner’s permission first..
- Take part in a geography bee or fair in your pack, school, or community.
- Choose a country and make a travel poster for it.
- Play a geography-based board game or computer game. Tell an adult some facts you learned about a place that was part of the game.
- Draw or make a map of your state. Include rivers, mountain ranges, state parks, and cities. Include a key or legend of map symbols.