To earn complete the Ecology elective for the Venturing Ranger award, Venturers must learn about natural systems and study the environment. Then they must teach others about what they learned.
Printable helps for requirements:
Printable requirements for Ecology Ranger Elective Merit Badge
Printable checkoff sheet for Ecology Ranger Elective Merit Badge
Printable note sheet for Ecology Ranger Elective Merit Badge
Here are some related helps, ideas, and achievements for the Ecology Ranger Elective:
Soil and Water Conservation Merit Badge Helps and Documents
Working on the Soil and Water Conservation merit badge helps Scouts learn about things like erosion, watersheds, aquifers, water pollution, and water treatment. They also learn about the importance of plants in soil and water conservation.
Venturing World Conservation Award: Helps and Ideas
Venturers working on the World Conservation Award learn to “think globally” and “act locally” while exploring the impact of humans on the environment. To earn this award, Venturers must complete the Ecology elective for the Ranger award, learn more about how events and conditions impact the environment, and teach others about the inter-connectivity between humans and the natural world.
Tips for a Great Table Top Display
Table top displays are a way to show off a hobby, collection, event, or other project. Or you can showcase your unit’s program. As part of the Hobbies Troop Program Feature for Scouts BSA, table top displays are used in a hobby fair to show of each Scout’s particular hobby. In addition, for several of the Venturing awards, Venturers must create a table top display.
Environmental Science Crossword Puzzle
This environmental science crossword puzzle contains 19 words and definitions related to environmental science. This vocabulary is specifically needed for the Environmental Science merit badge, but it is also appropriate for any topic related to conservation.
Venturing Ranger Award Helps and Documents
The Venturing Ranger Award is available to all young men and women who are registered Venturers. This is the high adventure award for Venturers. A Venturer who earns the Ranger Award has shown that he or she is ready to live life to the fullest and is prepared for all types of situations.
Teaching Others – BSA Methods of Scouting for Venturers
The methods of Scouting are the ways that Scouting’s aims of developing character, citizenship, and fitness in youth are achieved. One of the methods for Venturers is “teaching others”. Teaching others is the best way to really acquire deep knowledge of an area. By sharing their skills with others, Venturers retain their knowledge better and provide service to others
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