I would like to print up certificates for completion of a Brownsea Training Camp and for Rover Investiture. Does anyone have templates that I could use? I can make boring ones but I'm guessing that…Continue
The recent thread on women’s uniforms drifted into the history and philosophy of traditional scouting. Since some newer members (and perhaps some older members) are or were unaware of the reasons for…Continue
Welcome to Rover George’s Astronomy Notes. Each Note will be a short discussion about some aspect of astronomy designed to help Scouts—or anyone else—learn about the sky. I will try to keep each note brief so that Scouts can print them and take them into the field. They will be posted on my blog on BPSA Trailhead.
What will be covered?
Eventually I hope to cover constellations and sky lore, motions in the sky, the Moon, observing planets, finding north, resources…
I fixed some minor typos on the planisphere and instructions. Also, this is a .zip file instead of a .7z file, which I think is more universal. Here's the new file: Planisphere.40N.BPSA.02.zip
For my Rover Project I made a planisphere that can be downloaded, printed out, and assembled. A planisphere is a star chart that can be set for any time and date. It is useful for learning stars, constellations, and star motions in the night sky.
Give it a look! I also plan to post more astronomy resources here in my Trailhead blog.
Included in the 7zip file are the planisphere files, assembly instructions, and use instructions. Here's the file:…Continue