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digital technology merit badgeDigital Technology Merit Badge  Scouts today are familiar with many types of digital technology - the Internet, smart phones, tablets, computers. The Digital Technology merit badge teaches Boy Scouts how to use technology safely and responsibly.

 

Boeing 747 Aircraft Taking OffForces of Flight Game  The Forces of Flight game would make a fun addition to a pack meeting for the Soaring the Skies Cub Scout theme. Use this game when the Cub Scouts have been sitting for too long and need to get up and move around.

 

Programming Merit BadgeProgramming Merit Badge   Today's youth are more and more connected via technology. Understanding programming will help them understand how to use that technology safely and effectively.

 

CyberChipCyber Chip Program  The BSA Cyber Chip program encourages Scouts to learn how to use their electronic devices safely. Some of the issues the program addresses are protecting personal information, cyber bullying, appropriate use of social media, cell phones, texting, and netiquette.

 

Communicator ComputersBSA Arrow of Light Den Meeting Plan 13 - Communicator  This idea from the Webelos den meeting plans covers part of the Communicator Activity Badge. Webelos visit a library, learn how to use computers, and earn their Computers Belt Loop during this meeting.

 

Medicine Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsMedicine Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  If you know a Boy Scout who thinks he might want to be a doctor, have him look at the requirements for the Medicine merit badge

 

NOVA patchNumbers Don’t Lie - STEM Award for Venturers (Mathematics)  This module is designed to help you explore how math affects your life each day. It provides an age appropriate program to get teenagers interested in mathematics.

 

Space Exploration Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsSpace Exploration Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts learn about reaching for the stars when they work on the requirements for the Space Exploration merit badge.

 

NOVA patchDesigned to Crunch - STEM Award for Boy Scouts (Mathematics)  STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. This Boy Scout Nova award for mathematics focuses on using calculations to solve everyday problems.

 

SpaceBSA Bear Supplemental Den Meeting Plan I – More Space  The Cub Scout Bear den meeting plan covers part of Bear Elective 1 – Space. Cub Scouts learn about constellations and satellites.

 

NOVA patch1-2-3 Go! – STEM Award for Cub Scouts (Mathematics)  STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The math award for Cub Scouts is called 1-2-3 Go! and focuses on calculations and secret codes.

 

NOVA patchHang On! – STEM Award for Venturers (Engineering)  STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. The engineering Nova award (STEM award) for Venturers is called Hang On.

 

NOVA patchSwing! - STEM Award for Cub Scouts (Engineering)  STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. . The engineering Nova STEM award for Cub Scouts is called Swing explores levers

 

Electronics Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsElectronics Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  The Electronics merit badge introduces Boy Scouts to the concepts and devices which make a lot of the technology they use possible.

 

Dentistry Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsDentistry Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  The Dentistry merit badge encourages Boy Scouts to think about the many aspects of caring for their teeth.

 

Composite Materials Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsComposite Materials Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts can learn about composites and how they are incorporated into many of the things which make their lives easier when they work on the Compostite Materials merit badge.

 

Computers Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsComputers Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts learn about the development and practical application of computing devices while earning the Computers merit badge.

 

Chemistry Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsChemistry Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Chemistry is called the central science because it connects physics with astronomy, geology and biology, and other sciences. Boy Scouts can learn about chemistry by earning the Chemistry merit badge.

 

Aviation Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsAviation Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts learn all about the history and science of flight when they earn their Aviation merit badge. There is an annual skill center for this badge in our council at a local airport. Boy Scouts even have the opportunity to go on a short airplane ride.

 

NOVA patchPower Up - STEM Award for Venturers (Technology)  STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. The technology Nova award (STEM award) for Venturers is called Power Up.

 

NOVA patchStart Your Engines - STEM Award for Boy Scouts (Technology)  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.

 

star trekThe Noble Captain Kirk Song  Everyone familiar with the Star Trek series knows how much they like to beam people back and forth the transporter. Sing this song as a tribute to the series.

 

NOVA patchTech Talk - STEM Award for Cub Scouts (Technology)  STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. . The technology Nova (STEM) award for Cub Scouts is called Tech Talk

 

Webelos Scientist Activity BadgeBSA Arrow of Light Den Meeting Plan 5 - Scientist  The fifth in the Arrow of Light series of Webelos den meeting plans covers part of the Scientist Activity Badge.

 

spaceStar Wars Song  A while back, I posted the Fast Food Song. This week, I have a Star Wars song with the same tune. Sure, Star Wars isn't science, but it is science fiction and it's fun. That's enough reason to use it to add some pizazz to any science themed meeting.

 

Weather Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsWeather Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  The Weather merit badge might be a good one for all of those Boy Scouts who spend a lot of time worrying about and checking the weather before they go camping.

 

NOVA patchLaunch! STEM Award for Venturers (Science)  STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. The Launch! NOVA award provides an age appropriate program to get young men and women interested in science.

 

Surveying Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsSurveying Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts who earn the Surveying merit badge will learn about calculating the distance and angles between different points and how this skill is used.

 

Model RocketBSA Bear Supplemental Den Meeting Plan D - Build a Model (Rockets)  BSA provides a series of Bear den meeting plans for Cub Scout Leaders. This den meeting idea covers Bear Achievement 21 – Build a Model

 

Robotics Merit BadgeRobotics Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Scouts who complete the Robotics merit badge requirements will have a better understanding of how different types of robots are created and what they can or cannot do.

 

NOVA patchShoot! Nova Award – STEM Science for Boy Scouts  STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. . The science Nova (STEM) award for Boy Scouts is called Shoot!

 

NOVA patchScience Everywhere Nova Award – STEM Science for Cub Scouts  STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. There is an award for each discipline at each level of Scouting. The science Nova award for Cub Scouts is called Science Everywhere.

 

Radio Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsRadio Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Even in a world where the internet is becoming a favorite method of communication, radio still plays a vital role. Boy Scouts can learn more by earning the Radio merit badge.

 

ResourcefulnessPack Meeting Plan for February - Invention Convention (Resourcefulness)  Use the Invention Convention Cub Scout pack meeting plan for February's Cub Scout core value of Resourcefulness.

 

Metalwork Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsMetalwork Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Metalwork involves both art and science. Boy Scouts can learn all about it when they earn the Metalwork merit badge.

 

Mixing BowlsHomemade Silly Putty Recipe  Having a science themed meeting with your Scouts? Instead of a craft, make up a batch of silly putty. This stuff is stretchy and fun to play with.

 

Ideas and InnovationFebruary Cub Scout Theme – Invention Convention (Resourcefulness)   One Cub Scout theme for the February core value of Resourcefulness is a Invention Convention theme. Explore ideas and creative solutions with this theme.

 

NOVA patchNova Awards Program (STEM Award)  STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The NOVA Awards program combines knowledge of STEM concepts with hands on activities.

 

Engineering Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsEngineering Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Engineers use their knowledge to solve a wide variety of problems. Boy Scouts can investigate this profession by earning the Engineering merit badge.

 

changeInertia Demonstration  This demonstration can be used to fulfill Webelos Scientist activity badge requirement 3. It could also be used as part of a demonstration of the scientific method or a science experiment for the Science belt loop and pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.