Mendel’s Minions is the Scouts BSA Nova Award for investigating genetic science. To earn this award, Scouts must complete one of their science related merit badges and learn about related topics such as DNA, inheritance, genetic diseases, genetically modified food, the Human Genome Project, and more.
This award can be earned by young men and women who are members of Scouts BSA.
Printable helps for requirements:
Printable requirements for Helps
Printable checkoff sheet for Helps
Printable note sheet for Helps
Explore the Mendel’s Minions Nova award with these ideas and related achievements:
Science Program Feature for Scouts BSA
The Science troop program feature encourages Scouts to ask and investigate questions about the world. They learn how to form a hypothesis and test it.
Nova 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.
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