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Weather Pin (Cub Scout Pack (BSA))

Earn the Weather belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:

  • 1 Explain to your den or an adult family member the meaning of these terms: weather, humidity, precipitation, temperature, and wind.
  • 2 Explain how clouds are made. Describe the different kinds of clouds - stratus, cumulus, cumulonimbus, and cirrus - and what kind of weather can be associated with these cloud types.
  • 3 Describe the climate in your state. Compare its climate with that in another state.
  • 4 Describe a potentially dangerous weather condition in your community. Discuss safety precautions and procedures for dealing with this condition.
  • 5 Define what is meant by acid rain. Explain the greenhouse effect.
  • 6 With your parent's or adult partner's permission, talk to a meteorologist about his or her position. Learn about careers in meteorology. Share what you learned with your den or an adult family member.
  • 7 Make a weather map of your state or country, using several weather symbols.
  • 8 Explain the differences between tornadoes and hurricanes.
  • 9 Make a simple weather vane. Make a list of other weather instruments and describe what they do.
  • 10 Explain how weather can affect agriculture and the growing of food.
  • 11 Make a report to your den or family on a book about weather.
  • 12 Explain how rainbows are formed and then draw and color a rainbow.