Scouts will work toward requirements for the astronomy merit badge as they model Earth, our Moon and our Sun; identify constellations in a simulated night sky; and use telescopes and binoculars to discover the real night sky. They will explore light pollution and follow the ecliptic path of the planets in our Solar System.
Friday, February 23, 2018Workshops are scheduled 6-8:30 p.m.
Scouts will complete most of the requirements for the astronomy merit badge at this workshop. Supplemental ResourcesDuring this workshop, Morehead educators will help scouts complete requirements 2, 3, 4a, 4b, 5c, 5d (weather permitting), 6d, 8a and 8b (partially: this is a 25-minute observation).
Astronomy MB Requirements: http://www.usscouts.org/usscouts/mb/mb022.asp