Aquanaut Activity Badge
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For each statement, circle the correct answer, DO or DON'T.
|DO DON'T||1. Show off in the water.|
|DO DON'T||2. Dive into strange or shallow waters.|
|DO DON'T||3. Go in swimming right after eating.|
|DO DON'T||4. Have your family physician tell you of any problems found in your fitness checkup.|
Swimming & Rescue
Using words from the list below, fill in the correct answer for each description.
|Surface Dive||Crawl Stroke||Backstroke||Go|
|__________||1. Swimming with a buddy is good common sense because you can help each other if one gets in trouble or help each other to improve swimming skills.|
|__________||2.This stroke begins with floating on your back.|
|__________||3.This stroke is done on either your left side or your right side.|
|__________||4.In this stroke your head changes from facing down to facing to the side so you can take a breath of air.|
|__________||5.This skill involves floating face down, then bending sharply at the waist and aiming toward the bottom.|
|__________||6.Rescue method where you extend something for the victim to grab onto.|
|__________||7.This rescue method involves providing a floating device to the victim.|
|__________||8.This is the last rescue choice where you must get to the victim, preferably in a boat or other form of support.|
Circle the correct answer(s) for each statement.
- In a rowboat ( 1 OR 2 OR 3 ) people per seat is a safe rule.
- ( Children OR Scouts OR Adults ) should wear a life jacket in a boat 20 feet or shorter.
- If your boat tips over ( swim to shore OR hang onto the boat ).
- Always keep a lookout for ( other boats OR swimmers OR sharks).