If you don’t have a background in science, helping your Cub Scout out with this might seem a little intimidating. But the scientific method is really very basic and only involves a few simple concepts.
Cub Scout Nova Awards
- Science Everywhere (Science)
- Down and Dirty (Earth Science)
- Nova WILD! (Nature and Wildlife Science)
- Out of This World (Space Exploration Science)
- Uncovering the Past (Archaeology)
- Tech Talk (Technology)
- Swing! (Engineering)
- 1-2-3 Go! (Mathematics)
For their first Nova Award, Cub Scouts earn a patch. For each other Nova award, Cub Scouts receive a pi (π) pin-on device to wear on the patch.
Supernova Awards recognize Cub Scouts who go further in their STEM explorations:
This simple demonstration shows how mountains are formed, particularly how fold mountains are formed.
Project Family is one of the Webelos/Arrow of Light elective adventures. For the Project Family adventure, Webelos learn about family history and discover different ways they can participate as a family member.
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.
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.
Robotics is one of the Bear elective adventures. For the Robotics adventure, Bears investigate the many uses of robots and build their own robots.