Play Dough Circuits
Check out conductive play dough on the ABC web site… Your Cubs (and Venturers) will love it!
Hint: If your LED does not light up, try reversing the LED connections, they are polarity sensitive.
Scouts – Sample Communications Badge Program
A sample program covering aspects of the former Communications badge in the Scout award scheme.
Scouts – Communications Tower Construction
Some suggestions for a contruction project. Lash a UHF CB antenna to the top, plug in a CB radio at the bottom, and talk across your campsite.
Morse Code Battleships
This makes a good indoor activity for Scouts or Venturers.
In the early 1900’s communications was sent by Morse Code via signal lamps and later by wireless sets. This game relives the world of trying to find your opponents ships and signalling your fleet. Making a signalling set can be very simple. Have a go and if you find it fun, you can always make your ocean bigger by drawing a larger grid and using the whole alphabet. The download is game file (PDF file) print out two copies per game. Have fun!