It's here - the Climate Change Challenge! Here's a fun way to earn a neat crest, by completing some badges, an energy audit and an awesome on-line energy calculator (called an energy audit calculator).
Are You Ready for the Challenge? The second half of this booklet contains the crest requirements for all the badge updates in the program (Recycling, Home Repair, World Conservation Award, and Troop Specialty suggestion).
Scout Energy Audit. As part of the challenge you will need to complete an energy audit. It sounds complicated, but it really isn't - you'll need a little help from your parents and some cooperation from your family. Get it here in English and French.
Online Calculator: will compute the amount of greenhouse gases you saved! (Click here.)
Here are a number of neat links that help you learn more about the
environment and climate change. Check them out!
Renewable Energy Simulator Game – Can you pick the best locations for the Renewable Energy technologies?.
Build your Own Pizza Box Solar Oven.
Be the Mayor of Dumptown and help your citizens reduce their garbage.
Learn more about climate change and climate science. Find out how you can look for recent climate changes.
The Great Green Web Game helps you to make smart purchases.
Learn more about recycling from these activities, quizzes and experiments.
Here are some science projects that you can do at home.
Find out how things around your home work.
Ask energy questions to Professor Quester.
Learn more about renewable energy technology and build your own working models .
Energy jokes and riddles for the comedian in you.
Check out these trivia games related to climate change and energy.
Try out these energy word puzzles:
Learn about energy with these flash cards.
Play this energy web scavenger hunt.
Do this experiment to discover the effects of burning fossil fuels (Adult supervision required).
Go to NRCat’s Scratching Post for games, quizzes and homework help.