Science 1B – Optional Practical Application – Orienteering
Orienteering is learning to find one’s way with a compass and/or signs of nature.
It is a good preparedness and survival skill and a good adjunct to the study of the earth.
Suggested Books and Equipment:
Orienteering Compass – Hiking; Backpacking Compass; Advanced Scout Compass – Camping Navigator; Boy Scout Compass for Kids; Professional Field Compass for Map Reading – Best TurnOnSports Survival Gifts. $9.99 at amazon.
How to Use a Compass for Kids and Adults: An Illustrated Guidebook to Becoming An Expert Navigator within 7 Days – $12.95 at amazon
How to Use a Compass for Kids: A Beginners’ Guide to Land Navigation, Fun Compass Games and Activities – $14.99 at amazon
The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs: Use Outdoor Clues to Find Your Way, Predict Weather, Locate Water, Track Animals – and Other Forgotten Skills – $12.89 at amazon