GROUP – V Conservation and Technology
1. World Conservation :
(1). Do three of the following
(a) Visit a Zoo, Botanical garden, natural history museum, or see a film about wild animals and tell examiner about your observation.
(b) Own a pet for at least three months and look after it carefully.
(c) Take part in litter chase in a public park or garden, school premises or any other public place for three hours utilizing one hour at a time. Cub Proficiency Badges 99
(d) Take part in a pack expedition involving nature study and make a log of your collections.
(e) Make set up and maintain a bird bath and bird feeder.
(f) Build and put up a den box for birds.
(g) Plant shrubs or grass on area where there is no vegetation cover and look after it for at least three months.
(h) Start compost heap in the backyard or garden.
(i) Demonstrate danger of soil erosion and preliminary steps which could be taken to prevent it.
2. Should improve his environment by planting a tree, small grassy lawn or any other plant out of door in a box in balcony or indoors in flower pots.
3. Carry out one of the following projects:
(i) Keep a scrapbook and tell his examiner about any five animals in a zoo, their country of origin, feeding habits and details of special care they need in a zoo.
(i) Together with a friend arrange for members of his pack a nature trail.
(ii) Choose a wild animal or a tree, fish or bird, discover all he can about it and report his discoveries to his examiner.
(1) The badge is accompanied by a special certificate signed by the State Chief Commissioner.
(2) The badge will be worn on the right chest above the line of pocket in the case of a shirt or a similar place on jersey.
The Cub should understand the basic
components of their own local culture : They may compile their study in the form of an illustrated scrap book.
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I. Physical Environment of their locality (famous hills, rivers etc.)
Common plants and their uses
Flora and fauna of the region
II. He should first know & understand his own cultural identity & Heritage – family, tradition, customs etc.
(1) Scrap Book containing items like a “familytree” tracing ancestors may be prepared.
(2) Participation in local festivals recorded in photographs or description.
(3) Traditional songs & dances.
(4) Food prepared in that culture.
(5) Traditional costumes.
III Arts of their locality, Buildings, Places of worship, Music, Musical instruments, Dances, Puppetry, Food, Costumes then and now.
IV. Practical work
– Visits to local monuments and museums
– Learning a traditional craft of the locality like pottery, rangoli etc.
– Enacting stories and local legends
3. Computer Awareness
(1) Have knowledge of brief history of Computer and its latest development.
(2) Acclimatization with computer components and peripherals.
(3) The best use of computers in Scout/ Guide activities.
(4) Knowledge of the commonly used packages.
(5) Perform the following.Scout Proficiency Badges 101
(a) Use Floppy and the hard disc in the computer.
(b) Booting and shut down of computer