Recreation Honors

Gold Prospecting Advanced

Gold Prospecting Advanced

Category: Arts, Crafts, and Hobbies
Skill Level:  2
Original Honor:  2008
Adventsource Honors Handbook PDF 
Adventsource Catalog: #007400 Advanced Honor Star (must have approved order login) 
Wikibooks.org Article/Answer Key 
Originating Institution:  North American Division

 

Requirements:

1.      Have the Gold Prospecting Honor
2.      Describe the following types of prospecting equipment.
a.       Sluice box
b.      Rocker box
c.       High banker
d.      Bucket dredge
e.       Suction dredge
f.       Dry washer
g.      Trommel
h.      Beach box
i.        Metal detector
j.        Jig
k.      Shaker table
3.      What government requirements, if any, are there to use the equipment listed in number 2 above?
4.      What are the advantages or disadvantages to the equipment listed in number 2 above?
5.      Use at least two of the types of equipment listed in number 2 above to prospect for gold.
6.      Pathfinders are supposed to take only pictures and leave only footprints, but prospecting requires moving rocks and digging large holes. How can you reconcile these two conflicting requirements?

 

Skill Level: 2