Cub Scout Astronomy

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# Earning the {{PAGENAME}} Belt Loop ''while a Webelos Scout'' is requirement 8 of the Webelos [[Scholar]] Activity Badge.
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'''1'''. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binoculars Binoculars basics] - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Observational_astronomy Telescope types and instruments] – [http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761557777/telescope.html Telescopes & Types] - [http://library.thinkquest.org/3645/page2.html Astronomy for kids]<br>
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'''2'''. [http://stardate.org/nightsky/planets/ Planet location and visibility by month] - [http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761557663/Solar_System.html Solar System with planet links] - [http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/objects/planets/ Details on the planets]<br>
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'''3'''. [http://www.astronomy.com/asy/default.aspx?c=glossary&id=93 Astronomy for Kids Glossary] - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skygazing Eclipses, moon phases, Milky Way, etc.] - [http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/cosmic_kids/AskKids/index.shtml Caltech Space Glossary] - [http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761551525/Big_Dipper.html Big Dipper] - [http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761558916/Milky_Way.html Milky Way] - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moon Moon phases, surface, moon phase video, etc.] - [http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761562112/Sun.html Sun]<br>
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'''1'''. [http://www.howstuffworks.com/telescope.htm How Telescopes Work]<br>
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'''2'''. [http://stardate.org/nightsky/constellations/ Constellations] – [http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/refpages/search.aspx?q=zodiac Zodiac Constellations] - [http://www.heavens-above.com/ Constellation Chart for any date, time, and location]<br>
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'''3'''. [http://www.universetoday.com/guide-to-space/telescopes/how-to-use-a-telescope/ How to use a telescope]<br>
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'''4'''. [http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/cosmic_kids/AskKids/northstar.shtml How to find the north star]. <br>
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'''5'''. [http://curious.astro.cornell.edu/careers.php Career opportunities in astronomy] - [http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/cosmic_kids/AskKids/jobs.shtml Careers in Astronomy]<br>
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'''6'''. [http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761570034/Planetarium.html Planetarium] – [http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761552196/Observatory.html Astronomical Observatory] <br>
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'''7'''. [http://www.kidsastronomy.com/stars.htm Kinds of Stars] - [http://personal.tcu.edu/~mfanelli/imastro/imastro_stellar_evolution.htm Life cycles of a star]<br>
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'''8'''. [http://www.worldalmanacforkids.com/WAKI-ViewArticle.aspx?pin=wak-021014&article_id=565&chapter_id=12&chapter_title=Science&article_title=First_Astronauts_in_Space Early space missions] <br>
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'''9'''. [http://www.sciencenewsforkids.org/pages/search.asp?catid=31 Space current events]<br>
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'''10'''. [http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761573665/Moon.html All about the moon]<br>
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'''11'''. [http://www.astronomy-for-kids-online.com/famous-astronomer.html Famous astronomers] <br>
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'''12'''. See #6 above. See the [[Media:{{PAGENAMEE}}.pdf|{{PAGENAME}} Workbook]] for a US map to use.<br>
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*[http://www.spacewander.com SpaceWander.com]
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*[http://www.SpaceWeather.com SpaceWeather.com]
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*[http://www.allenergyandmatter.com AllEnergyAndMatter.com]

Current revision

Cub Scout Astronomy has been discontinued. (See Discontinued awards.)
Astronomy
Belt Loop and Pin
Astronomy Academics Belt Loop
Image:a-Astronomy.gif
Astronomy Academics Pin
(line drawing, actual pins are color)

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Notes

  1. Earning the Cub Scout Astronomy Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout is requirement 8 of the Webelos Scholar Activity Badge.

Requirement resources

Cub Scout Astronomy Belt Loop

1. Binoculars basics - Telescope types and instrumentsTelescopes & Types - Astronomy for kids
2. Planet location and visibility by month - Solar System with planet links - Details on the planets
3. Astronomy for Kids Glossary - Eclipses, moon phases, Milky Way, etc. - Caltech Space Glossary - Big Dipper - Milky Way - Moon phases, surface, moon phase video, etc. - Sun

Cub Scout Astronomy Pin

1. How Telescopes Work
2. ConstellationsZodiac Constellations - Constellation Chart for any date, time, and location
3. How to use a telescope
4. How to find the north star.
5. Career opportunities in astronomy - Careers in Astronomy
6. PlanetariumAstronomical Observatory
7. Kinds of Stars - Life cycles of a star
8. Early space missions
9. Space current events
10. All about the moon
11. Famous astronomers
12. See #6 above. See the Cub Scout Astronomy Workbook for a US map to use.

Related awards

Tiger Cub Scout
Tiger Cub Electives
  • Tiger Cub Elective 14 could be met by completing Cub Scout Astronomy Pin requirement 8 or 9
Wolf Cub Scout
  • Wolf Achievement 10f. could be met while completing Cub Scout Astronomy Pin Requirement 6
Wolf Electives
  • Wolf Elective 6b. could be met while completing Cub Scout Astronomy Pin Requirements 8 or 11
  • Wolf Elective 12f. could be met while completing Cub Scout Astronomy Belt Loop Requirement 2 or Cub Scout Astronomy Pin requirements 1, 7, or 10
Bear Cub Scout
Bear Electives
  • Bear Elective 1a. could be met while completing Cub Scout Astronomy Pin requirement 2
  • Bear Elective 1c. could be met by completing Cub Scout Astronomy Pin requirement 6
  • Bear Elective 9a. could be met while completing Cub Scout Astronomy Belt Loop Requirement 2 or Cub Scout Astronomy Pin requirements 1, 7, or 10
Webelos Scout
  • Scientist Activity Badge requirement 14 (earn the Astronomy Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout)
  • Artist Activity Badge requirements 7, 8, or 9
Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program
  • Cub Scout Science Pin requirement 10 is similar to Cub Scout Astronomy Belt Loop requirement 2
Science Award Links
Science-related awards
Outdoor Skills Awards
Outdoor-related awards

See also

Cub Scout Leader portal
Webelos Den Leader portal


External links

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