Scouts with Boats

Bear Cub Scouts & Webelos

The California Science Center offers programs to support Bear Cub Scouts and Webelos. In each 2.5 hour program, scouts will complete requirements related to either a Bear Elective Adventure or a Webelos Elective Adventure. Please see below for information on activities.*

Cost: $25 per Scout per session

Saturday February 6, 2016

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  • Make it Move

    Bear Cub Scouts

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

    Make it Move

    Activities may include:*

    • Create an exploding craft stick reaction.
    • Make two simple pulleys and use them to move objects.
    • Make a lever by creating a seesaw using a spool and wooden paint stirrer.
  • Engineer

    Webelos

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

    Engineer

    Activities may include*:

    • Discover and record three things that describe what an engineer does.
    • Examine a set of blueprints. Using these as a model, construct your own set of blueprints or plans to design a project.
    • Construct your project, using the blueprints or plans from your own design.
    • Explore other fields of engineering and how they have helped form our past, present, and future.
    • Pick and do two projects using the engineering skills you have learned.

Saturday April 2, 2016

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  • Forensics

    Bear Cub Scouts

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

    Forensics

    Activities may include:*

    • Talk with your den about forensics and how it is used to help solve crimes.
    • Analyze your fingerprints.
    • Learn about chromatography and how it is used in solving crimes. Do an investigation using different types of black, felt-tip markers.
    • Do an analysis of four different substances: salt, sugar, baking soda, and cornstarch.
    • Make a shoe imprint.
  • Webelos Into the Wild

    Webelos

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

    Into the Wild

    Activities may include*:

    • Set up an aquarium or terrarium.
    • Watch for birds in your town. Identify the birds you see, and write down where and when you saw them.
    • Give examples of at least two of the following: a producer, a consumer, and a decomposer in the food chain of an ecosystem; one way humans have changed the balance of nature; or how you can help protect the balance of nature.
    • Learn about aquatic ecosystems and wetlands in your area. Talk about the important role aquatic ecosystems and wetlands play in supporting life cycles of wildlife and humans.

*Specific activities are subject to change

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