The Baden-Powell Scouts' Association

Traditional Scouting for the 21st Century!


1. Demonstrate with diagrams, drawings or models a good general knowledge of the nature of stars and planets and their apparent movement.


2. Point out and name:

The Great Bear (plough)
The Little Bear (pelidies)
Any planet visible to the eye at the time of the test.


3. Find direction by night by the means of the stars when the Pole Star is obscured.


4. Demonstrate a general knowledge of the nature, relative positions of the sun, earth, moon and planets and of their movements and the cause of eclipses.