Scouts with Boats

Bear Cub Scouts & Webelos

The California Science Center offers programs to support Bear Cub Scout Electives and Webelos Activity Badges. In each 2.5 hour program, scouts will complete requirements related to either two Bear Cub Electives or one Webelos Activity Badge. Please see below for information on activities.*

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Cost: $25 per Scout per session

Saturday January 10, 2015

  • Naturalist

    Webelos

    Morning Session 9:00 - 11:30am or
    Afternoon Session: 12:30 - 3:00pm

    Naturalist

    Activities may include:​​ •Set up a terrarium •Visit a museum of natural history, nature center, or zoo •Watch wild animals •Give examples of the food chain and how humans change & protect the balance of nature •Learn about aquatic ecosystems

  • Bear Cub Scouts

    Morning Session: 9:00 - 11:30am only

    Nature Crafts

    Activities may include: •Make solar prints •Make a display of animal tracks •Build a waterscope and identify types of water life •Build and use a bird caller

    Water & Soil Conservation

    Activities may include: •Dig a hole and describe the layers of soil •Explore kinds of earth by conducting a soil experiment •What is erosion?

Saturday May 2, 2015

  • Geologist Badge

    Webelos

    Morning Session 9:00 - 11:30am or
    Afternoon Session: 12:30 - 3:00pm

    Geologist

    Activities may include: •Give examples of rocks and minerals used in various products •Make a scale of mineral hardness •Make a drawing that shows the cause of a volcano, a geyser, or an earthquake •Explain ways mountains are formed •Fossil exploration

  • Bear Cub Scouts

    Morning Session: 9:00 - 11:30am only

    Space

    Activities may include: •Identify two constellations and the North Star •Make a pinhole planetarium •Visit a planetarium •Build a model of a rocket or space satellite •Talk about man-made and natural satellites •Explain how other planets differ from Earth

    Weather

    Activities may include: •Build a weather vane •Make a rain gauge •Find out about barometers •Identify types of clouds


*Specific activities are subject to change

Questions? Call (213) 744-7444 for more information, or email EducationPrograms@cscmail.org.