1-2-3 Go! is the Cub Scout Nova Award for mathematics. To earn this award, Cub Scouts must complete one of their STEM related adventures, make a few calculations, and learn about secret codes.
Cub Scout Nova Award – 1-2-3 Go! (Mathematics)
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While working on the Webelos Game Design adventure, youth learn what elements are needed to design a game. They create their own game and teach others how to play.
The Dr. Luis W. Alvarez Supernova Award can be earned by Wolf and Bear Cub Scouts who want to learn more about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. To earn this award, Scouts must complete the Code of the Wolf or Make it Move adventure. Then they do some activities to keep track of time or money. They also study probability and learn about careers in STEM fields. They can also use the Call of the Wild or Forensics adventures to fulfill some of the requirements for this award.
Nova Awards are the BSA Awards focused on STEM – science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The Cub Scout Nova awards program provides age appropriate activities in these areas.
(Note: BSA retired this adventure on May 31, 2022. This information remains here for historical purposes.) Robotics is one of the Bear elective adventures. For the Bear Robotics adventure, Cub Scouts investigate the many uses of robots and build their own robots.
Many Cub Scout adventures can be used to complement your child’s school curriculum. Here are a few Cub Scout achievements which emphasize mathematics.