February 2006 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue
| Volume 13, Issue 7
March 2007 Theme
Theme: Baloo Skies
Athlete & Engiineer
Tiger Cub Activities
Weather Belt Loop Requirements
(from the Cub Scout Academic and Sports Program Guide)
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.
Outline for presenting and earning the Weather Belt Loop
The following is an outline for presenting the material for the Weather Belt Loop over a two week period. Completing these meetings and the home activities will allow each Scout to earn the Weather Belt Loop. If a Scout shows further interest, have him consider earning the Weather Academics Pin.
- Use the Weather Word Search puzzle as a gathering activity.
- Introduce the requirements for the Weather Belt Loop.
- Present and explain the water cycle. Have each Scout create a poster illustrating the water cycle.
- Have each scout create one of the weather experiments or instruments in the Activities section.
- Assign experiments to be completed by the next meeting.
- Use the Water Cycle handout and Water Match Puzzle as a gathering activity.
- Have Scouts share and discuss what they learned from watching the local weather report.
- Have Scouts share and discuss what they learned from the experiment they performed at home.
- Review the Water Cycle.
- Have each scout create another weather experiment or instrument.
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