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==Belt Loop Requirements==
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===Belt Loop Requirements===
Complete these three requirements:
Complete these three requirements:
# Show how to orient a map. Find three landmarks on the map
# Show how to orient a map. Find three landmarks on the map
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# Draw a map of your neighborhood. Label the streets and plot the route you take to get to a place that you often visit.
# Draw a map of your neighborhood. Label the streets and plot the route you take to get to a place that you often visit.
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==Academics Pin Requirements==
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===Academics Pin Requirements===
Earn the Map and Compass belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:
Earn the Map and Compass belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:
# Define cartography.
# Define cartography.
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# Explain what the different map colors can mean on a map.
# Explain what the different map colors can mean on a map.
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Revision as of 15:52, August 12, 2008

Belt Loop Requirements

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Show how to orient a map. Find three landmarks on the map
  2. Explain how a compass works.
  3. Draw a map of your neighborhood. Label the streets and plot the route you take to get to a place that you often visit.

Academics Pin Requirements

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

  1. Define cartography.
  2. Make a poster showing 10 map symbols and their meaning.
  3. Read a book or story about a famous explorer or navigator. Tell your den or family what you learned.
  4. Make a simple compass with a magnet and pin.
  5. Explain the difference between latitude and longitude and show them on a map or globe.
  6. Draw a compass rose for a map. Label north, south, east, and west.
  7. Study a blank map of the United States of America. Label your state, and the states that share its boundary lines.
  8. In the field, show how to take a compass bearing and how to follow it.
  9. Show how to measure distances, using a scale on a map legend.
  10. Measure your pace. Then layout a simple compass course for your den to try.
  11. Using a road map, determine how many miles it is between two major cities or familiar destinations.
  12. Explain what the different map colors can mean on a map.
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