Bear Elective 1: Space

What do you see when you look toward the sky? You might say, “In the daytime, I see the sun and clouds.At night, I see the moon and stars.” That’s true, of course. You also are looking at our world’s newest frontier. Here’s your chance to learn something about space.

(Bear handbook page 182)

1a – Identify two constellations and the North Star in the night sky.

1b – Make a pinhole planetarium and show three constellations.

1c – Visit a planetarium

1d – Build a model of a r0cket or space satellite.

1e – Read and talk about at least one man-made satellite and one natural one.

1f – Find a picture of another planet in our solar system.  Explain how it is different from Earth.


Related achievements, electives, or other awards

  • 1a – Astronomy Pin requirement #2
  • 1c – Astronomy Pin requirement #6