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.
Cub Scout Nova Award – Tech Talk (Technology)
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Bear Cub Scouts learn about musical instruments from around the world while working on the A World of Sound adventure. They make a mbira, a sistrum, and a rain stick .
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.
Build It is one of the Webelos/Arrow of Light elective adventures. For the Build It adventure, Webelos learn about using tools safely and carpentry. Then they use what they have learned to build a project.
Finding Your Way is one of the Wolf Cub Scout elective adventures. For the Finding Your Way adventure, Wolves learn map and compass skills.
Fix It is one of the Webelos/Arrow of Light elective adventures. For the Fix It adventure, Webelos learn to do simple repairs and home maintenance.