The engineering troop program feature helps a PLC plan a month’s worth of activities with an engineering theme.
Drafting Merit Badge
Drafting is a highly refined form of drawing used to communicate ideas to engineers, architects, and craftspeople. In earning this badge, Scouts learn the importance of accuracy and simplicity in developing a drawing that shows precise details in a simple format.
This checkoff list could be used by a scribe to keep track of which Scouts have earned which merit badges or could be used by an individual Scout.
A reader asks about how old a Scout should be to work on a merit badge. The Guide to Advancement provides some answers.
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. This Boy Scout Nova award for mathematics focuses on using calculations to solve everyday problems.
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. . The engineering Nova STEM award for Boy Scouts is called Whoosh explores machines and motion.
The technology Nova STEM award for Boy Scouts is called Start Your Engines and is designed to help you explore how technology affects your life each day.
I took a drafting course in college and enjoyed it. Boy Scouts can learn more about this precise way of drawing a design by earning the Drafting merit badge.