merit badges

Boy Scout merit badges

List of current Merit Badges – Many of the Boy Scout Merit Badges are STEM related. The requirements include many activities that can be adapted for projects


  • Engineering * Transforming Motion. Using common material or a construction set, make a simple model that will demonstrate motion. Explain how the model uses basic mechanical concepts like levers and inclined planes to demonstrate motion. Describe an example where this mechanism is used in a real product.
  • Robotics * Robotics industry. Discuss the following * a. The kinds of things robots can do and how robots are best used today. * b. The similarities and differences between remote-control vehicles, telerobots, and autonomous robots. * c. Three different methods robots can use to move themselves other than wheels or tracks. Describe when it would be appropriate to use each method.