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{{Otheruses|''This is the '''Geologist activity badge for Webelos Scouts'''.<br>Webelos Scouts and Cub Scouts can earn the [[Cub Scout Geology]] belt loop and pin.<br>Boy Scouts can earn the [[Geology]] merit badge.}}{{Webelos Prepare|[[Geology]]}}{{CSAS option|'''[[Cub Scout Geology|Geology belt loop]]'''}}
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'''1'''. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geology#Economic_geology Resources that can be extracted or mined] - [http://www.wisegeek.com/how-is-iron-refined-from-ore.htm Iron Refining] - [http://science.howstuffworks.com/oil-refining.htm Oil Refining] - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diamond Diamonds] - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gold_mining Gold] - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coal_mining Coal]<br>
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'''2'''. [http://www.idahomining.org/minerals.html Common Minerals and Their Uses] - [http://www.minerals.net/index.html Minerals.Net Mineral Resources] - [http://www.webmineral.com/ WebMineral.Com] - <br>
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'''3'''. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohs_scale_of_mineral_hardness Scale of mineral hardness]<br>
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'''4'''. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Building_materials#Rock Geologic materials used in building].<br>
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'''5'''. Wikipedia Diagrams: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volcano Volcano] - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geyser Geyser] - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earthquake Earthquake]<br>
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'''6'''. Formation of Mountains: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orogeny Wikipedia]<br>
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'''7'''. [http://science.howstuffworks.com/evolution/question609.htm What is a Fossil?] - [http://www.fossils-facts-and-finds.com/ Fossil Facts] - [http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/fossils/contents.html USGS Fossils] - [http://www.unmuseum.org/fossil.htm How Fossils are Formed] - [http://www.fossilsforkids.com/Sands_of_time.html Chart of geological eras of fossils] - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fossil Fossil]<br>
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'''9'''. [[Cub Scout Geology|Cub Scout Academics belt loop for Geology]] <br>
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;General Resources
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*[http://www.cubroundtable.com/assets/pdf-documents/Geologist-Activity-Badge-Outline.pdf CubRoundtable: Geologist 17 page reference guide-201KB)]
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*[http://kismif.org/category/webelos/webelos-activity-badges/geologist/ KISMIF: Geologist Links]
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*[http://wtsmith.com/rt/webactbadge/geologist.html Bill Smith's Webelos Leader Resources: Geologist]
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*[http://www.skcbsa.org/buckeye/roundtable/geologist.pdf Webelos Roundtable Packet: Geologist]
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*[http://www.agiweb.org American Geological Institute]
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*[http://www.geosociety.org The Geological Society of America]
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*[http://www.usgs.gov U.S. Geological Survey]
== Related awards ==
== Related awards ==
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* The Webelos Geologist Activity Badge is preparing you for [[Geology]] and [[Archaeology]] Merit Badges.
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== See also ==
== See also ==

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Webelos Scout Geologist activity badge (pin) resources include the Geologist worksheet Adobe Acrobat PDF
and cross-references for related Cub Scout belt loops & pins and Cub Scout awards.
Geologist is a popular Resident Camp Pin.
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This is the Geologist activity badge for Webelos Scouts.
Webelos Scouts and Cub Scouts can earn the Cub Scout Geology belt loop and pin.
Boy Scouts can earn the Geology merit badge.
The Webelos Geologist activity badge helps prepare Webelos Scouts for the Boy Scout Geology merit badge(s).
The Webelos Geologist activity badge options include earning the Geology belt loop.


Webelos
Geologist
Activity Badge

The Webelos Geologist Activity Badge is one of 20 different Activity Badges that can be earned in the Webelos Scout Program. The requirements are typically worked on during den meetings or den activities while the skills are practiced at home, with the help of the Webelos Scout's family. The requirements are either completed with the den or at home with the den leader's approval. Projects are brought to meetings to share with the den and for Webelos Den Leader or Activity Badge Counselor approval.


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Geologist requirements

Do five of these:
  1. Collect five geologic specimens that have important uses.
  2. Rocks and minerals are used in metals, glass, jewelry, road-building products, and fertilizer. Give examples of minerals used in these products.
  3. Make a scale of mineral hardness for objects found at home. Show how to use the scale by finding the relative hardness of three samples.
  4. List some of the geologic materials used in building your home.
  5. Make a drawing that shows the cause of a volcano, a geyser, or an earthquake.
  6. Explain one way in which mountains are formed.
  7. Describe what a fossil is. How is it used to tell how old a formation is? Find two examples of fossils in your area.
  8. Take a field trip to a geological site, geological laboratory, or rock show. Discuss what you learned at your next Webelos den meeting.
  9. While you are a Webelos Scout, earn the Cub Scout Academics belt loop for Geology.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Webelos Handbook, 2007 Edition (BSA Supply No. 33452)

The text of these requirements is locked and can only be edited
by an administrator.
Please note any errors found in the above requirements on this article's Talk Page.


Notes

Worksheet A FREE workbook for Geologist is available here! Adobe Acrobat PDF
with the maps, charts, links, diagrams, and checklists you need!
Or click here to print just the Geologist requirements.
meritbadge.org has PDF and DOC versions of
Boy Scout merit badge workbooks,
Webelos workbooks, and Cub Scout workbooks.


Requirement resources

1. Resources that can be extracted or mined - Iron Refining - Oil Refining - Diamonds - Gold - Coal
2. Common Minerals and Their Uses - Minerals.Net Mineral Resources - WebMineral.Com -
3. Scale of mineral hardness
4. Geologic materials used in building.
5. Wikipedia Diagrams: Volcano - Geyser - Earthquake
6. Formation of Mountains: Wikipedia
7. What is a Fossil? - Fossil Facts - USGS Fossils - How Fossils are Formed - Chart of geological eras of fossils - Fossil
9. Cub Scout Academics belt loop for Geology

General Resources

Related awards

  • The Webelos Geologist Activity Badge is preparing you for Geology and Archaeology Merit Badges.
Science-related awards

See also

Webelos Den Leader portal


External links


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