Have you ever gone camping? Can you imagine the perfect hike and campout? Beautiful hiking trails, interesting sights, a cozy campground and a delicious meal?
Enjoying time in nature often requires planning. Before you venture out, you need to decide on things like: Where will you go? How long will it take? What supplies would you need? These are all important things to think about as you get ready for your hiking adventure. In this badge, you'll use math to help you plan and organize a hike and campout.
1. Find your hiking pace
2. Choose a hiking trail
3. Find changes in elevation on a map
4. Decide how much food and water to bring
5. Pack for your adventure
When you've earned this badge, you'll know about different types of maps. You'll know how to calculate distance, pace, elevation changes, and area.
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Johnson & Johnson’s generous support of the Math in Nature badges for girls in grades K-5 prepares girls to be leaders in STEM and the outdoors. With three badges for each level, Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors explore the environment and nature using math and measurement. Funding from Johnson & Johnson also supports programmatic research and the development of badge training materials for volunteers, helping troop leaders grow their girls’ STEM interest, confidence, and competencies.