The Baden-Powell Scouts' Association

Traditional Scouting for the 21st Century!

  1. Keep from own observations a daily record of the weather for 1 month, using Beaufort letters and symbols including at least 4 of the following:

    (a) Wind force and direction.

    (b) Temperature

    (c) Weather (using Beaufort letters)

    (d) Pressure

    (e) Rainfall

    (f) Cloud type & amount

  2. Construct a simple rain gauge and a wind vane and know where to set up these instruments to obtain reliable records.
  3. Be able to explain the formation of dew, hoar frost, fog and rime.
  4. Be able to name and describe 3 different ways in which clouds are formed.
  5. Know at least two natural signs foretelling fine weather and two foretelling bad weather.