Cybersecurity 3: Investigator

  1. Create and crack a shift cipher code
  2. Find out how updates can help your security
  3. Explore identity theft
  4. Find out what to do if your identity is stolen
  5. Investigate if a message is real or fake

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll know how computers use codes to communicate and how to spot cyber crime.

Part of the sequence. Earned by Scouts.

Cybersecurity 2: Safeguards

  1. Create and protect a username
  2. Create and protect a password
  3. Discover how you share information and what to share
  4. Find out how information online can last forever
  5. Find out who is trustworthy online

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll know know how to protect your online identity and stay safe online.

Part of the sequence. Earned by Scouts.

Cybersecurity 1: Basics

  1. Find out how computers read information
  2. Discover how networks work
  3. Find out what protocols are and create one
  4. Explore computer communication protocol
  5. Find out what malware is

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll know the basics of cybersecurity and how computers communicate.

Part of the sequence. Earned by Scouts.

Mechanical Engineering: Paddle Boat

  1. Explore how paddle boats work
  2. Design and build a rubber band-powered paddle boat
  3. Test your rubber band-powered paddle boat
  4. Analyze and share your results
  5. Brainstorm ways to improve your design

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll know how to build and test a paddle boat and understand buoyancy, potential energy, and kinetic energy.

Part of the sequence. Earned by Scouts.

Mechanical Engineering: Crane

  1. Explore simple and compound machines
  2. Design and build a crane
  3. Test your crane
  4. Analyze and share your results
  5. Brainstorm ways to improve your design

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll know how to build and test a crane and understand simple and compound machines.

Part of the sequence. Earned by Scouts.