Webelos Naturalist Activity Badge Requirements
Badge Name: Naturalist Start Date: Aug. 1st Completion Date: Aug. 31st
Den Meeting Location: none Date/Time:
Den Outing Location: Lowry Nature Center Date/Time: Aug. 24 - 4:00pm
Fulfilling Badge Requirements:
Activity: Visit Lowry Nature Center|
Activity: View a flyways map. List birds that migrate through Minnesota - see MN Bird Checklist.|
Game: Unscramble Bird Names, Categories, Quiz
Homework: Look for birds flying north or south and tell at next den meeting.
Activity: Use Naturalist Discussion Questions to list and identify the poisonous plants and venomous reptiles in Minnesota.|
Game: Give clues about snake or plant and see who gets it first.
Activity: Locate 6 different animals along the nature center trails and quietly observe each one. Fill out an Observation card for each.|
Game: Choose one of the animals we saw and mimic it to see if everyone can guess which you are
Activity: Place every animal you see on a Food Chain Card. |
Look for rotting logs and leaves and poke around in them to see what you find living there.
While walking, discuss the balance of nature and how humans have changed it. Discuss what effects our conservation project might have.
Homework do before Den Meeting:
Den Outing Agenda:
|Time||Activity, Game, Presentation, Skill, ...|
|4:00||Meet at Lowry Nature Center parking lot|
|4:10||Hike the trails. Find 6 animals. Make food chains. Introduce poisonous plants and reptiles.|
|5:15||Cook hotdogs for supper. Discuss bird flyways.|
|6:00||Clean-up and go home.|
Which activities need to be scheduled? Schedule nature center visit.
Buy food and necessities for cook-out.
Print discussion questions page with flyways map, poisonous plants, and venomous reptiles.
Print foodchain templates.
Naturalist Discussion Questions
Desert Foodchain Picture
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