Draw the Solar System Worksheet

If you are working on an astronomy related achievement, a good place to start is by learning about the solar system. Here is a solar system worksheet I created which will help get you started.

Solar System Worksheet

constellation match game

Constellation Matching Game

This constellation matching game will add fun to any astronomy focused meeting or achievement. It will also familiarize youth with some of the constellations. The drawings behind the constellations will help them understand why they are named for people or animals.

Pin Hole Planetariums

Pinhole planetariums are fun for Scouts to make because the creation process involves hammers, nails, and flashlights. And they encourage Scouts to look up at the night sky to see what they have learned about constellations.

Astronomy Word Search Puzzle

This astronomy word search puzzle features space exploration terms. Use it as a gathering activity at a space themed meeting or for an astronomy related achievement.

Finding the Big Dipper, the North Star, and the Little Dipper

Astronomy is fun for all ages. A good starting point is to locate the North Star and constellations in the night sky. Since the easist way to find the North Star is to locate the Big Dipper and then the Little Dipper, they can do this requirement pretty easily.

Boy Scouts of America STEM Initiatives

BSA has programs and resources to help youth of all ages investigate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Out of This World Cub Scout Nova Award (Space Exploration Science)

Out of This World is the Cub Scout Nova Award for space exploration science. To earn this award, Cub Scouts explore topics such as planets, space, space exploration, or astronomy. They must also complete one of their adventures related to astronomy, health, or design or they must do a related investigation.

Space: The New Frontier – Cub Scout Theme

“It takes courage to explore a new frontier, to cast aside the comfort of the life we know to go forth and explore our universe. Our Cub Scouts show similar courage in exploring the options and challenges of their advancement in Scouting, which we know will help them grow up strong and courageous as they lead our complicated world and learn more about our universe.”

Space Cub Scout Theme

Thinking about space can encourage the imagination and spark an interest in science and engineering. Cub Scouts find these topics fascinating.

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