Living World Science Elements for Badgeathon

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Grow Crystals or make crystal shapes from paper
investigate what happens to your pulse rate before, during & after exercise
collect seeds from various plants & discover how they are protected & dispersed


salt, paper, pan, kettle,
illustrate where the pulse is and ensure cubs all locate
seeds from various areas - fruit, trees, plants etc


see grow crystals instructions
take pulse - count and time for 30 sec - 1 min. get cubs to do exercises - star jumps, running relays, jogging on the spot etc..for a few minutes, then stop and take pulse - time and measure. Ask cubs to describe before and after and reasons.
layout various seeds and ask if cubs can identify, then discuss how they are dispersed and survive


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Badge Links

  • Scientist - Crystals
  • Scientist - Pulse
  • Scientist - Seeds