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Event Details

Event Type Other Training
Title Whoosh! NOVA AWARD Boy Scouts, Venturing, Sea Scouts
Location 301 N. Tryon Street Charlotte, NC 28202  Show Map
Start Date Start Time Stop Date Stop Time
3/17/2018 0900 3/17/2018 1700
Open for Registration Last day to Register
2/19/2018   3/16/2018
Sessions
(# badges a single scout can attend)
Fees
(cost to attend event)
For
(Who is invited)
1 $22.00 any scout who wants to attend
Council District Type Unit
Mecklenburg County Etowah Troop

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Make sure you are prepared for class! There are prerequisites for this event!

Wear Class A Uniforms to this event!


 



 

To sign up for the initial NOVA event at Discovery Place please visit:

http://mccscouting.doubleknot.com/registration/calendardetail.aspx?ActivityKey=2314630&OrgKey=3561
Description
Boy Scout Nova Award


Whoosh! for Engineering


 This module is designed to help you explore how engineering affects your   life each day.


    Requirement 1


Choose A or B or C and complete ALL the requirements.


A. Watch about three hours total of engineering-related shows or documentaries that involve motion or motion-inspired technology. Then do the following:


1. Make a list of at least five questions or ideas


from the show(s) you watched.


2. Discuss two of the questions or ideas with yourcounselor.


Some examples include—but are not limited to—shows found on PBS ("NOVA"),


Discovery Channel, Science Channel, National Geographic Channel, TED Talks (online videos), and the History Channel. You may choose to watch a live performance or movie at a planetarium or science museum instead of watching a media production.


You may watch online productions with your counselor’s approval and under your parent’s supervision. One example is the NOVA Lever an Obelisk page on ancient Egypt and the use of levers, available at

www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/egypt/raising/lever.html.


Examples of magazines include—but are not limited to—Odyssey, Popular Mechanics, Popular Science, Science Illustrated, Discover, Air & Space, Popular Astronomy,


Astronomy, Science News, Sky & Telescope, Natural History, Robot, Servo, Nuts and Volts, and Scientific American.


B. Read (about three hours total) about motion or motion-inspired technology. Then do the following:


1. Make a list of at least two questions or ideas from each article.


 2. Discuss two of the questions or ideas with your counselor.


C. Do a combination of reading and watching (about three hours total).

Then do the following:

1. Make a list of at least two questions or ideas from each show or article.


 2. Discuss two of the questions or ideas with your counselor.

Counselor Information
Thank you for your interest in the 2018 Boy Scout and Venturer Nova Award kick-off event to be held at Discovery Place Science.  Each Boy Scout and Venturer must bring a pen, paper, lunch or snacks, water.  Because of potential risk to other participants, please do not bring peanut or other nut foods.  Each participant should wear Class A uniform without neckerchief, slide, or merit badge sash, with closed toe shoes.  Each participant should leave cell phones at home.  To have Boy Scout Whoosh! and Venturing Hang On! Nova Engineering Award requirements signed off, each Boy Scout and Venturer must complete pre-event homework and bring their notes and drawings to the event.
Unit Sign-up Instructions
Please go to:

http://mccscouting.doubleknot.com/registration/calendardetail.aspx?ActivityKey=2314630&OrgKey=3561
Payment Instructions for the Unit
Payment of $22 must be made through the Mecklenburg County Council Website



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