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Baloo's Bugle

December 2006 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue

Volume 13, Issue 5
January 2007 Theme

Theme: Poles Apart
Webelos: Fitness & Scientist
Tiger Cub


Note on Word Searches, Word Games, Mazes and such – In order to make these items fit in the two column format of Baloo’s Bugle they are shrunk to a width of about 3 inches.  Your Cubs probably need bigger pictures.  You can get these by copying and pasting the picture from the Word version or clipping the picture in the Adobe (.pdf) version and then enlarging to page width.  CD

Heart of America Council


Word List:

AIR                          ANTARCTICA    BAROMETER

BLIZZARD                   CELSIUS                   CHILL

CLOUD                          COLD            CONTINENT

DEGREE                   FAHRENHEIT                   FOG

FORECAST                   FREEZE                   FROST

METEOROLOGY          PENGUIN                 POLAR


ROBERT SCOTT                          ROSS ICE SHELF

SCIENTISTS            SHACKLETON               SLEET

SNOW                           STORM               STRATUS


WEATHER                   WHALES                    WIND

Artic Vs. Antarctica
Heart of America Council

Place the various animal names (or use pictures) around the room and have the boys match up where which animal lives where.

Artic:                                        Antarctica:

Moose                                       King Penguin

Brown Bear                                Emperor Penguin

Polar Bear                                  Southern Elephant Seal

Bald Eagle                                 Leopard Seal

Harbor Seal                                Ice fish

Caribou                                     Dragon Fish

Artic Fox                                   Robber Fish

Salmon                                      Midge

Walrus                                       Snow Petrels


Dall Sheep



Beluga Whales

Blue Whales

Orca Whales

Heart of America Council

See what Cubs and parents know about the Aurora – Lights.

A) Aurora Borealis

B) Aurora Australis

C) Aurora Oval

D) Aurora

E) Strong Northern Lights

F) Quiet Aurora Forms

G) Active Auroral forms

H) Need

  1. Compared to light from the moon.
  2. Places on Earth Auroras Occur.
  3. Northern Lights
  4. Magnetic Field & Atmosphere
  5. Cornas Curtains, Arcs with Rays & Spirals
  6. Southern Lights
  7. Homogeneous, Arcs and Bands
  8. When electrically charged particles excite atmospheric gases

Answers: A-3, B-6, C-2, D-8, E-1, F-7, G-6, H-4

Unscramble The Arctic Animal
Heart of America Council

1. ekilrl hwlae                       2. opral areb

3. npfufi                              4. wruals

5. smoeo                              6. ales

7. wveorinle                         8. sywon olw

9. sown ogeos                       10. gnrlandee khars

Answers: killer whale, polar bear, puffin, walrus moose, seal, wolverine, snow goose, Greenland shark

Shades of Cold
Heart of America Council

Give each boy 5 – 8 different blue color chips and have him name the shades of blue to share with his den members later in the meeting.

Word Game
Great Salt Lake Council

How many words can you find that you can spell out of the word…

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