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NetSmartz Workshop is proud to partner with Boy Scouts of America to help educate Scouts about being safer online and assist them in promoting community awareness of Internet safety issues. Scouts who earn the Cyber Chip will be able to practice safer online behaviors and advise others on issues such as cyberbullying and scams.

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Cyber Chip Requirements Grades 1-3
Complete these steps to earn your Cyber Chip!

#1

Read, commit to, and sign the Internet Safety Pledge on your Level I Cyber Chip (blue card). You can purchase your Cyber Chip card from your local Scout Shop or online at www.scoutstuff.org.

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#2

Watch the video "Bad Netiquette Stinks."

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#3

Play Router’s Birthday Surprise. Don’t forget to print the completion certificate to give to your Den Leader!

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#4

Show and tell your family, Den Leader, Den, or Pack what you have learned.

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Be sure to have your Leader sign your Cyber Chip card to make it official.

Congratulations!

rechargeRECHARGE!

Your Cyber Chip will expire after one year. To recharge your Chip, complete the following activity and ask your Leader to update your Cyber Chip card.

Read Delivery for Webster.

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Cyber Chip cards can be purchased from your local Scout Shop or online at www.scoutstuff.org.

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Cyber Chip Requirements Grades 4-5
Complete these steps to earn your Cyber Chip!

#1

Read, commit to, and sign the Internet Safety Pledge on your Level I Cyber Chip (blue card). You can purchase your Cyber Chip card from your local Scout Shop or online at www.scoutstuff.org.

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#2

Watch the video "The Password Rap" and another video of your choosing.

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#3

Teach your Den or Pack about Internet safety using your favorite Teachable Recipes. You will play the part of the teacher. Your Den members will be your students. Think about asking another Den member for help!

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#4

Talk to your unit leader about the acceptable standards and practices for using allowed electronic devices, such as phones and games, at your meetings and other Scouting events.

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Be sure to have your Leader sign your Cyber Chip card to make it official.

Congratulations!

recharge RECHARGE!

Your Cyber Chip will expire after one year. To recharge your Chip, complete the following activity and ask your Leader to update your Cyber Chip card.

Read Delivery for Webster.

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Cyber Chip cards can be purchased from your local Scout Shop or online at www.scoutstuff.org.

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Cyber Chip Requirements Grades 6-8
Complete these steps to earn your Cyber Chip!

#1

Read, commit to, and sign the Internet Safety Pledge on your Level II Cyber Chip (green card). You can purchase your Cyber Chip card from your local Scout Shop or online at www.scoutstuff.org.

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#2

Write and sign a personalized contract with your parent or guardian that outlines rules for using the computer and mobile devices, including what you can download, what you can post, and consequences for inappropriate use.

#3

Watch the video “Friend or Fake?” and 2 more videos of your choosing to see how friends can help each other stay safer online.

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#4

Teach your Troop or another Patrol about Internet safety rules and appropriate online behavior using Mini Activities of your choosing. You will play the part of the teacher. Your Den members will be your students. Be sure to refer to the EDGE method for teaching techniques. Each member of the Patrol must have a role and present part of the lesson. You are encouraged to use any additional material and information you have researched.

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#5

Talk to your unit leader about the acceptable standards and practices for using allowed electronic devices, such as phones and games, at your meetings and other Scouting events.

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Be sure to have your Leader sign your Cyber Chip card to make it official.

Congratulations!

recharge RECHARGE!

Your Cyber Chip will expire after one year. To recharge your Chip, complete the following activity ask your Leader to and update your Cyber Chip card.

Watch “Profile Penalty.”

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Cyber Chip cards can be purchased from your local Scout Shop or online at www.scoutstuff.org.

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Cyber Chip Requirements Grades 9-12
Complete these steps to earn your Cyber Chip!

#1

Read, commit to, and sign the Internet Safety Pledge on your Level II Cyber Chip (green card). You can purchase your Cyber Chip card from your local Scout Shop or online at www.scoutstuff.org.

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Write and sign a personalized contract with your parent or guardian that outlines rules for using the computer and mobile devices, including what you can download, what you can post, and consequences for inappropriate use.

#3

Discuss with your parents the benefits and potential dangers teenagers might experience when using social media. Give examples of each.

#4

Watch 3 Real-Life Stories videos to see how real teens have handled online issues.

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Teach Internet safety rules and appropriate online behavior to younger Scouts using the Teen Volunteer Kit. Be sure to refer to the EDGE method for teaching techniques. Each member of the Patrol must have a role and lead a part of the presentation. You are encouraged to use any additional material and information you have researched.

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#6

Talk to your unit leader about the acceptable standards and practices for using allowed electronic devices, such as phones and games, at your meetings and other Scouting events.

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Be sure to have your Leader sign your Cyber Chip card to make it official.

Congratulations!

recharge RECHARGE!

Your Cyber Chip will expire after one year. To recharge your Chip, complete the following activity and ask your Leader to update your Cyber Chip card.

Watch “Survivor Diaries.”

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Cyber Chip cards can be purchased from your local Scout Shop or online at www.scoutstuff.org.

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