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MERIT BADGES
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"A"
American Business
American Culture
American Heritage
American Labor
Animal Science
Archaeology
Archery
Architecture
Art
Astronomy
Athletics
Atomic Energy
Auto Mechanics
Aviation

"B"
Backpacking
Basketry
Bird Study
Bugling

"C"
Camping
Canoeing
Chemistry
Cinematography
Citizenship Community*
Citizenship Nation*
Citizenship World*
Climbing
Coin Collecting
Collections
Communications*
Computers
Cooking
Crime Prevention
Cycling*

"D"
Dentistry
Disability Awareness
Dog Care
Drafting

"E"
Electricity
Electronics
Emergency Preparedness**
Energy
Engineering
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science*

"F"
Family Life*
Farm Mechanics
Fingerprinting
Fire Safety
First Aid*
Fish & Wildlife Mgmt.
Fishing
Fly Fishing
Forestry

"G"
Gardening
Genealogy
Geology
Golf
Graphic Arts

"H"
Hiking
Home Repairs
Horsemanship

"I"
Indian Lore
Insect Studies

"J"
Journalism

"K"

"L"
Landscape Architecture
Law
Leatherwork
Lifesaving**

"M"
Mammal Study
Medicine
Metalwork
Model Design & Building
Motorboating
Music

"N"
Nature

"O"
Oceanography
Orienteering

"P"
Painting
Personal Fitness**
Personal Management*
Pets
Photography
Pioneering
Plant Science
Plumbing
Pottery
Public Health
Public Speaking
Pulp and Paper

"Q"

"R"
Radio
Railroading
Reading
Reptile & Amphibian Study
Rifle Shooting
Rowing

"S"
Safety
Salesmanship
Scholarship
Sculpture
Shotgun Shooting
Skating
Skiing
Small Boat Sailing
Soil & Water Conservation
Space Exploration
Sports**
Stamp Collecting
Surveying
Swimming**

"T"
Textile
Theatre
Traffic Safety
Truck Transportation

"U"

"V"
Veterinary Medicine

"W"
Water Skiing
Weather
Whitewater
Wilderness Survival
Wood Carving
Woodwork

"X"
"Y"
"Z"

 

pottery.gif (8222 bytes)  Pottery
Requirements 1969

  1. Explain the properties and ingredients of a good clay body for pottery.
  2. Make two drawings of pottery forms. These are to be on paper at least 8 by 11 inches. One must be a recognized pottery type. The other must be of your own design.
  3. Explain the meaning of the following pottery terms: bat, wedging, throwing, leather dry, bone dry, greenware, bisque, terra-cotta, grog, slip, earthenware, stoneware, porcelain, pyrometric cone, glaze.
  4. Do THREE of the following. Each is to be painted, glazed, or otherwise decorated by you:
    1. Make a flat tray or dish.
    2. Make a box, using the slab method.
    3. Make a vase or jar, using the coil method.
    4. Make four different tiles of your own design.
    5. Make a human or animal figurine or decorative design.
    6. Throw a simple vase on a potter's wheel.
    7. Make a pottery form. Help to fire it.
  5. Make a rough drawing of a potter's wheel. Tell how it works.
  6. Do ONE of the following:
    1. Explain the scope of the ceramic industry in the United States. Tell some of the things made, other than craft pottery.
    2. Visit a pottery, brickyard, ceramic plant, trade school, or workshop. Take notes on how pottery is made. Describe your visit.
 

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