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:1. Collect five geologic specimens that have important uses.
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:2. Rocks and minerals are used in metals, glass, jewelry, road-building products, and fertilizer. Give examples of minerals used in these products.
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: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.
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:4. List some of the geologic materials used in building your home.
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:5. Make a drawing that shows the cause of a volcano, a geyser, or an earthquake.
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:6. Explain one way in which mountains are formed.
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: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.
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:8. Take a field trip to a geological site, geological laboratory, or rock show. Discuss what you learned at your next Webelos den meeting.
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:9. While you are a Webelos Scout, earn the [[Cub Scout Academics: Geology|Cub Scout Academics belt loop for Geology]].
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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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*[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]
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* The Webelos Geologist Activity Badge is preparing you for [[Geology]] and [[Archaeology]] Merit Badges.
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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]
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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 SKU #637685)

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Please note any errors found in the above requirements on this article's Talk Page.

Notes

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

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