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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"

 

pulp_and_paper.gif (8338 bytes)  Pulp and Paper
Requirements 1993

  1. Tell the history of papermaking. Describe the part paper products play in our culture and economy.
  2. List the trees which are the major sources of papermaking fibers
    1. Tell what other uses are made of the trees and of the forest land owned by the pulp and paper industry.
    2. Describe ways the industry plants, grows, and harvests trees.
  3. Describe two ways of getting fibers from wood.
    1. What are the major differences?
    2. Why are some pulps bleached? Describe this process.
  4. Describe how paper is made. Make a sheet of paper by hand using the process described.
  5. What is coated paper and why is it coated? Describe the major uses for different kinds of coated paper. In what other ways are papers changed by chemical or mechanical means to make new uses possible?
  6. Make a list of fifteen pulp or paper products in your home. Show samples of ten such products.
  7. Do one:
    1. Visit a pulp mill. Describe how they convert wood to cellulose fibers.
    2. Visit a paper mill and get a sample of the paper. Describe the processes used for making this paper. Tell how it will be used.
    3. Visit a container plant or box plant. Describe how the product was made.
    4. Visit a printer or newspaper plant to learn how they use paper. Describe the visit. Explain why particular types of paper were used.
  8. Describe six of the major jobs in the pulp and paper industry.
 

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