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Brownies Waterways Patch resources
Created by Dorian Janney Last updated 1/11/2016
Purpose: When you complete this patch you learn about groundwater contamination through rainwater runoff and aquifers, and how water pollution affects our well water, drinking water, and plant and animal life in our wetlands and waterways.
1: Learn how to protect our water resources
2: Simulate an aquifer and learn how it affects groundwater contamination
3: Help protect a local waterway’s precious ecosystem
- “Water in the Geosphere” lesson and activity- This resource has information to lead a one-hour activity in which the scouts would go outside and make observations about the presence of water in the soil in their location.
- “Water in the Hydrosphere”- This resource has information to lead a one-hour activity in which scouts test the water quality using simple investigations to test the water quality in their location
- "Water in the Atmosphere” lesson and activity: This resource will assist leaders in taking their scouts outside and having them make observations and collect data to measure water in the atmosphere.
- “Water in the Biosphere” lesson and activity- This resource will assist leaders to take scouts outside and make observations and perform simple investigations to observe and measure water in their biosphere.