Note: BSA is retiring this adventure on May 31, 2022.
Bear Cub Scouts learn about forces and movement while working on the Make It Move adventure. The investigate how simple machines like pulleys and levers work.
Use this check off sheet to keep track of your den’s progress:
Bear Elective Adventure: Make It Move
Click to open the requirements for Bear Adventure: Make It Move
Complete all of the following. Note: BSA is retiring this adventure on May 31, 2022.
1. Create an “exploding” craft stick reaction
2. Make two simple pulleys, and use them to move objects.
3. Make a lever by creating a seesaw using a spool and a wooden paint stirrer. Explore the way it balances by placing different objects on each end.
4. Complete one of the following:
4A. Draw a Rube Goldberg–type machine. Include at least six steps to complete your action.
4B. Construct a real Rube Goldberg–type machine to complete a task assigned by your den leader. Use at least two simple machines and include at least four steps.
Printable Check Off Sheets and Note Sheets
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