When Scouts build a catapult, they can learn about physics and energy. An easy way to do this is with a small scale catapult.
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Engineer
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My boys loved this book! It shows them how to make miniature catapults, bows, and other projectile machines out of common office supplies. This book would make a great basis for a open house or a just for a fun meeting.
Out of This World is the Cub Scout Nova Award for space exploration science. To earn this award, Cub Scouts explore topics such as planets, space, space exploration, or astronomy. They must also complete one of their adventures related to astronomy, health, or design or they must do a related investigation.
Webelos is the Cub Scout program for girls and boys in 4th and 5th grades. 4th graders work on the Webelos badge. 5th graders work on the Arrow of Light emblem.
Webelos working on the Webelos badge or the Arrow of Light are required to earn their Cyber Chip. The Cyber Chip program helps children know and follow the rules of online safety.
Swing! is the Cub Scout Nova Award for investigating engineering. To earn this award, Cub Scouts explore topics related to machines, forces, and movement. They must also complete one of their adventures related to engineering or do a related investigation.