Plumbing Merit Badge - U.S. Scouting Service Merit Badge Workbook This workbook can help you but you still need to read the merit badge pamphlet. This Workbook can help you organize your ...

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Plumbing Merit Badge Workbook This workbook can help you but you still need to read the merit badge pamphlet. This Workbook can help you organize your thoughts as you prepare to meet with your merit badge counselor. You still must satisfy your counselor that you can demonstrate each skill and have learned the information. You should use the work space provided for each requirement to keep track of which requirements have been completed, and to make notes for discussing the item with your counselor, not for providing full and complete answers. If a requirement says that you must take an action using words such as "discuss", "show", "tell", "explain", "demonstrate", "identify", etc, that is what you must do. Merit Badge Counselors may not require the use of this or any similar workbooks.No one may add or subtract from the official requirements found in Boy Scout Requirements (Pub. 33216 SKU 637685). The requirements were last issued or revised in 2017 This workbook was updated in June 2017. Scouts Name: __________________________________________ Unit: __________________________________________ Counselors Name: ______________________________________ Counselors Phone No.: ___________________________ Workbook Copyright 2017 - U.S. Scouting Service Project, Inc. - All Rights Reserved Requirements Copyright, Boy Scouts of America (Used with permission.) This workbook may be reproduced and used locally by Scouts and Scouters for purposes consistent with the programs of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) or other Scouting and Guiding Organizations. However it may NOT be used or reproduced for electronic redistribution or for commercial or other non-Scouting purposes without the express permission of the U. S. Scouting Service Project, Inc. (USSSP). http://www.USScouts.Org http://www.MeritBadge.OrgPlease submit errors, omissions, comments or suggestions about this workbook to: Workbooks@USScouts.OrgComments or suggestions for changes to the requirements for the merit badge should be sent to: Merit.Badge@Scouting.Org______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 1. Do the following: a Describe how a properly working plumbing system protects your familys health and safety. b List five important local health regulations related to plumbing and tell how they protect health and safety. 1. . 2. http://www.usscouts.org/http://www.meritbadge.org/mailto:Workbooks@usscouts.org?subject=Merit%20Badge%20Workbooksmailto:merit.badge@scouting.orgPlumbing Scout's Name: ________________________Plumbing - Merit Badge Workbook Page. 2 of 73.4.5.c Describe the safety precautions you must take when making home plumbing repairs.Plumbing Scout's Name: ________________________Plumbing - Merit Badge Workbook Page. 3 of 72. Do the following:a Make a drawing and explain how a home hot- and cold-water supply system works.Tell how you would make it safe from freezing.b Make a drawing and explain the drainage system of the plumbing in a house.Plumbing Scout's Name: ________________________Plumbing - Merit Badge Workbook Page. 4 of 7Explain the drainage system of the plumbing in a house Show and explain the use of drains and vents.3. Show how to use five important plumbers tools. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.4. Identify and describe the use of each of the following: washer, retaining nut, plunger (rubber force cup), solder, flux,elbow, tee, nipple, coupling, plug, union, trap, drainpipe, and water meter.Washer:Plumbing Scout's Name: ________________________Plumbing - Merit Badge Workbook Page. 5 of 7Retaining nut:Plunger (rubber force cup):Solder:Flux:Elbow:Tee:Nipple:Plumbing Scout's Name: ________________________Plumbing - Merit Badge Workbook Page. 6 of 7Coupling:Plug:Union:Trap:Drainpipe:Water meter:Plumbing Scout's Name: ________________________ P 5. Name the kinds of pipe that are used most often in a plumbing system. Explain why these pipes are used. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Cut, thread, and connect two pieces of metal pipe. 7. Under the supervision of a knowledgeable adult, solder three copper tube connections using a gas torch. Include one tee, two straight pieces, and one coupling. 8. Do the following: a. Replace a washer in a faucet. b. Clean out a sink or lavatory trap. When working on merit badges, Scouts and Scouters should be aware of some vital information in the current edition ofthe Guide to Advancement (BSA publication 33088). Important excerpts from that publication can be downloaded from http://usscouts.org/advance/docs/GTA-Excerpts-meritbadges.pdf. lumbing - Merit Badge Workbook Page. 7 of 7You can download a complete copy of the Guide to Advancement from http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/33088.pdf. http://usscouts.org/advance/docs/GTA-Excerpts-meritbadges.pdfhttp://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/33088.pdfScouts_Name: Unit: Textfield: Textfield4: Textfield5: Textfield6: Textfield7: Textfield8: Textfield9: Textfield10: Textfield677: Textfield1344: Show_and_explain_the_use_of_drains_and_vents: Textfield1345: 1: Textfield1346: Textfield1347: Textfield1348: Textfield1349: Textfield1350: 2: 3: 4: 5: Textfield1351: Textfield1352: Textfield1353: Textfield1354: Textfield1355: Textfield1356: Textfield1357: Textfield1358: Textfield1359: Textfield1360: Textfield1361: Textfield1362: Textfield1363: Textfield1364: Scouts Name: Counselors Name: Counselors Phone No: Textfield-0: Textfield-1: Textfield-2: Textfield-3: Textfield1365: Textfield-1366: Textfield-1368: Textfield-1370: Textfield-1372: Textfield-1374: Textfield-1367: Textfield-1369: Textfield-1371: Textfield-1373: 6 Cut thread and connect two pieces of metal pipe: 7 Under the supervision of a knowledgeable adult s: a Replace a washer in a faucet: b Clean out a sink or lavatory trap:

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