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.
This is a water cycle demonstration which will add some pizazz to a meeting about weather or a Weather merit badge workshop.
Scouts can grow a sugar crystal with common household supplies. This is a STEM activity they can start at a meeting and then take home with them.
Here is a brief Cubmaster minute to help Cub Scout understand why perseverance is important. It could also be used as a Scoutmaster minute.
This simple experiment to demonstrate the scientific method is always a hit with the scouts. The results are not usually what they expect.
This demonstration fits in well with a science theme. It is a hands on example of Newton’s first law of motion.