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Art Belt Loop
Astronomy Belt Loop
Chess Belt Loop
Citizenship Belt Loop
Collecting Belt Loop
Art
Astronomy
Chess
Citizenship
Collecting
Communicating Belt Loop
Computers Belt Loop
Disabilities Awareness Belt Loop
Geography Belt Loop
Communicating
Computers
Disabilities Awareness
Family Travel
Geography
Geology Belt Loop
Heritages Belt Loop
Language and Culture Belt Loop
Map and Compass Belt Loop
Geology
Good Manners
Heritages
Language and Culture
Map and Compass
Mathematics Belt Loop
Music Belt Loop
Nutrition Belt Loop
Pet Care Belt Loop
Photography Belt Loop
Mathematics
Music
Nutrition
Pet Care
Photography
Reading and Writing Belt Loop Science Belt Loop Weather Belt Loop Wildlife Conservation Belt Loop
Reading and Writing
Science
Weather
Wildlife Conservation


 

Art

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Make a list of common materials used to create visual art compositions.
  2. Demonstrate how six of the following elements of design are used in a drawing: lines, circles, dots, shapes, colors, patterns, textures, space, balance, or perspective.
  3. Identify the three primary colors and the three secondary colors that can be made by mixing them. Show how this is done using paints or markers. Use the primary and secondary colors to create a painting
Astronomy

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Set up and demonstrate how to focus a simple telescope or binoculars.
    (A local astronomy club may be a resource for this activity.)
  2. Draw a diagram of our solar system--identify the planets and other objects.
  3. Explain the following terms: planet, star, solar system, galaxy, the Milky Way, black hole, red giant, white dwarf, comet, meteor, moon, asteroid, star map, and universe.
Chess

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Identify the chess pieces and set up a chess board for play.
  2. Demonstrate the moves of each chess piece to your den leader or adult partner.
  3. Play a game of chess.
Citizenship

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Develop a list of jobs you can do around the home. Chart your progress for one week.
  2. Make a poster showing things that you can do to be a good citizen.
  3. Participate in a family, den, or school service project.
Collecting

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Begin a collection of at least 10 items that all have something in common. Label the items and title your collection.
  2. Display your collection at a pack or den meeting.
  3. Visit a show or museum that displays different collections
Communicating

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Tell a story or relate an incident to a group of people, such as your family, den, or members of your class.
  2. Write and send a letter to a friend or relative.
  3. Make a poster about something that interests you. Explain the poster to your den.
Computers


Complete these three requirements:

  1. Explain these parts of a personal computer: central processing unit (CPU), monitor, keyboard, mouse, modem, and printer.
  2. Demonstrate how to start up and shut down a personal computer properly.
  3. Use your computer to prepare and print a document.
Disablities Awareness

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Visit with a friend, family member, classmate, or other person with disabilities. Find out what this person enjoys and what this person finds difficult.
  2. Attend a disabilities event such as an Easter Seals event, Special Olympics, a performance with sign language interpretation, an activity with Guiding Eyes dogs, or a wheelchair race. Tell your adult leader what you thought about the experience.
  3. Make a display about one or more disabilities. It can include physical, learning, or mental challenges. Share the display at a pack meeting.
Family Travel

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Make a list of things you would take on a threeday trip with your family, then pack these items in a bag or suitcase.
  2. With an adult’s help, figure out the cost and miles to complete a trip to a place of interest using the family car or public transportation.
  3. Research at least five places to visit during a trip to a place of interest. Explain what you learned to your family.
Geography

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Draw a map of your neighborhood. Show natural and manmade features. Include a key or legend of map symbols.
  2. Learn about the physical geography of your community. Identify the major landforms within 100 miles. Discuss with an adult what you learned.
  3. Use a world globe or map to locate the continents, the oceans, the equator, and the northern and southern hemispheres. Learn how longitude and latitude lines are used to locate a site.
Geology

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Explain to your den or an adult family member what geology means.
  2. Collect samples of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks. Explain how each was formed.
  3. Collect samples of three minerals. Explain to your family or den what a mineral is and show and tell about the minerals you collected.
Good Manners

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Make a poster that lists five good manners that you want to practice. Share your poster with your den or family.
  2. Introduce two people correctly and politely. Be sure that one of them is an adult.
  3. Write a thank-you note to someone who has given you something or done something nice for you.
Heritages

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Talk with members of your family about your family heritage: its history, traditions, and culture.
  2. Make a poster that shows the origins of your ancestors. Share it with your den or other group.
  3. Draw a family tree showing members of your family for three generations.
Language and Culture

Complete these three requirements:

  1. With your parent's or adult partner's permission, talk with someone who grew up in a different country than you did. Find out what it was like and how it is different from your experience.
  2. Learn 10 words that are in a different language than your own.
  3. Play two games that originated in another country or culture.
Map and Compass

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Show how to orient a map. Find three landmarks on the map
  2. Explain how a compass works.
  3. Draw a map of your neighborhood. Label the streets and plot the route you take to get to a place that you often visit.
Mathmatics

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Do five activities within your home or school that require the use of mathematics. Explain to your den how you used everyday math.
  2. Keep track of the money you earn and spend for three weeks.
  3. Measure five items using both metric and non-metric measures. Find out about the history of the metric system of measurement.
Music

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Explain why music is an important part of our culture.
  2. Learn a song with at least two verses and sing the verses to your den or to an adult family member.
  3. Listen to four different types of music either recorded or live.
Nutrition

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Make a poster of foods that are good for you. Share the poster with your den.
  2. Explain the difference between a fruit and a vegetable. Eat one of each.
  3. Help prepare and eat a healthy meal of foods that are included in a food pyramid. 
    (With your parent’s or partner’s permission, see http://www.mypyramid.gov.)
Pet Care

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Care for your pet for two weeks. Make a list of the tasks that you did to take care of your pet.
  2. Read a book, explore the Internet (with your parent’s or adult partner’s permission), or acquire a pamphlet about your pet. List three new interesting facts that you learned about your pet.
  3. Make a poster about your pet. Share your poster with your den, pack, or family.
Photography

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Point out the major features of a camera to your den or family and explain the function of each part. Parts could include film, lens, shutter, power on and off, zoom, battery, flash, display panel, case, settings, etc.
  2. Discuss with your den leader or adult partner, the benefits and contributions photography makes to modern life. Report what you learned to your den or family.
  3. Using a camera, take at least 10 pictures of your family, pet, or scenery; show these to your den.
Ready and Writing

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Visit a library and get your own library card. Check out and return a book.
  2. Write a letter or a short story. Read it to your den or family.
  3. Keep a diary of your activities for one week. Read it to your den or family.
Science

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Explain the scientific method to your adult partner.
  2. Use the scientific method in a simple science project Explain the results to an adult.
  3. Visit a museum, a laboratory, an observatory, a zoo, an aquarium, or other facility that employs scientists. Talk to a scientist about his or her work.
Weather

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Make a poster that shows and explains the water cycle.
  2. Set up a simple weather station to record rainfall, temperature, air pressure, or evaporation for one week.
  3. Watch the weather forecast on a local television station. Discuss with an adult family member what you heard and saw. Follow up by discussing the accuracy of the forecast.
Wilflife Conservation

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Explain what natural resources are and why it's important to protect and conserve them.
  2. Make a poster that shows and explains the food chain. Describe to your den what happens if the food chain becomes broken or damaged.
  3. Learn about an endangered species. Make a report to your den that includes a picture, how the species came to be endangered, and what is being done to save it.

Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and Webelos Scouts may complete requirements in a family, den, pack, school, or community environment. Tiger Cubs must work with their parents or adult partners. Parents and partners do not earn loops or pins. Requirments listed are for Loop Only. Once you gain the Loop please see your Den Leader for requirments to earn the pin.

 

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