Complete these three requirements:
- Begin a collection of at least 10 items that all have something in common.
Label the items and title your collection.
- Display your collection at a pack or den meeting.
- Visit a show or museum that displays different collections
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five of the following
- Give a talk about your collection to someone other than your family.
Give a description of your collection, including a short history. Explain
how you got started and why you decided to collect what you do.
- Show how you preserve and display your collection. Explain any special
precautions you must take including handling, cleaning, and storage. Note
precautions for dampness, sunlight, or other weather conditions.
- Read a book about what you collect.
- Start a new collection of at least 20 items. Label the items, and title
- Define numismatics and philately.
- Join a club of collectors who share your hobby. This club may be a group
of your friends.
- Find out if there is a career that involves what you collect. Find out
what kind of subjects you need to study to prepare for such a career.
- If you collect coins or stamps, make a list of different countries in
your collection. Explain how to identify each country's issues. Make a list
of "clues" that help you identify the origin.
- With an adult partner, visit an online auction and look for items you
collect. What does it tell you about rarity and value of the things you
- Use a computer to catalog, organize, and keep track of your collection.
- Help a friend get started on a collection of his or her own.
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