Tag Archives: Science and Technology Frontier

Spring Break in Washington DC

I have had several requests to update my list of badge requirements that can be covered while in the DC area.  With the Annual Cherry Blossom Festival and Spring Break around the corner, I thought now would be a great … Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help – Engineering #3

Since tomorrow is National Gumdrop day, I thought today’s blog post should include gumdrops. Gum drops first appeared in the 1800’s. These candies were made with gelatin, spices (peppermint, cinnamon, cloves…) and sugar.  Believed to be invented by Percy Trusdale, … Continue reading

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Internet Adventurer #19 – Virtual Tour

Internet Adventurer!  Considering the era we live in, it is no surprise the American Heritage Girls has an Internet Adventurer Badge.

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Insect-a Inspect-a #4

Working with Tenderhearts is so much fun.  I love the hands on approach to learning that can be included in badge work. Requirement number 4 of the Insect-a Inspect-a merit badge has the girls view an insect collection.  These are … Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help Insect-a Inspect-a #11

As a homeschool family, we have undertaken many interesting projects. We have mummified a chicken (thank you Story of the World), dissected frogs, and raised butterflies.

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AHG Merit Badge Help: Insect-a Inspect-a #14

State symbols embody who we are.  Currently 48 of the 50 states have officially designated a state insect, with a hand full having selected more than one. If you live in Iowa or Michigan, now is the time to select … Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help – Insect-a Inspect-a #18

Considering a career in entomology? Wanting to complete the Insect-a Inspect-a merit badge? Or does the thought of working with insects every day bug you?

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AHG Badge Help – Insect-a Inspect-a #17

Now that I’m home from summer camp I dream of knitting. But instead of relaxing with the rhythm of the needles, I’m preparing for our troop’s PiPa Badge Bash.

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AHG Badge Help – Zoology #18

How does two ladies having tea in Boston in 1895 relate to a boy born in Haiti a little over 100 years before? All history is a web of seemingly unrelated events tied together in unexpected ways.

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AHG Badge Help – Engineering #1

You probably remember the Sunday School lesson we heard as children about the wise man who built his house upon the rock. And let’s not forget the foolish man who built his house upon the sand.  And of course you … Continue reading

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