SCOUTS - Be Prepared

Stage Three

To atain the ICT Stage Threebadge, the Beaver Scout must complete the following

1. Show knowledge about the history of the Internet and how it works. Suggest how they think it may be used in the future.

2. Described the advantage of using IT compared to manual systems in two of the following: Letter writing graphic arts, designed or drawing accounts library records newspaper layout passing messages news and whether information travel and holiday bookings

3. Using e-mail, demonstrate that they can: Send an e-mail reply to a sender reply to more than one sender open an attachment

4. Explain what a computer virus is, the possible effects and how they can be prevented.

5. Choose three additional activities out of the following: Use a piece of presentation software (e.g. PowerPoint) to give a presentation to an audience. Devise a simple database that could be used by their section for a particular purpose, e.g. camp records, general records. Produce a local map showing local facilities and places of interest. Produce a simple spreadsheet to record subscriptions and expenses.