March 23, 2020

Digital Citizen Staged Badge

Below are various stages of the Digital Citizen badge and how to complete them at home. Younger sections may want to stick to the lower stages. Older sections should complete the earlier stages before moving on to the higher stages.

Some sections of the badge involve searching the internet. Younge sections may want to do this with a parent.

Stage 1 Requirements:

Show that you can:
  • Turn on and log into a computer
  • Use a piece of software, for example an email or a game
  • Name the main parts of a computer system


Computer Parts Quiz

1 / 15

A strip of icons on a computer display providing quick access to certain functions.

2 / 15

This part of the computer is used to help programs work while the computer is turned on.  It is erased when the computer is turned off or restarted:

3 / 15

This helps your computer connect to the internet:

4 / 15

A flashing symbol on the computer screen that shows where the information you enter will appear.

5 / 15

Any part of a computer system that you can see or touch.

6 / 15

This is where important files, including your own, are stored permanently:

7 / 15

What is the main part or brains of the computer that processes instructions, performs calculations and manages the flow of information through a computer system.

8 / 15

Only you can hear when using these:

9 / 15

Type letters, numbers, and other symbols with this:

10 / 15

This will give you a paper copy of the work you have done on the computer:

11 / 15

Piece of hardware that displays test and graphics from a computer.

12 / 15

What has a list of commands for you to choose from.

13 / 15

This will copy your picture or paper and save it on your computer:

14 / 15

An electronic communications network that connects computer networks and organizational computer facilities around the world.

15 / 15

A handheld device that controls the pointer on the screen.

Please enter the following Information for your certificate

Your score is

The average score is 80%


Leader board

  • Pos.
  • 1.
    Rafi HG
    93 %
  • 2.
    86 %
  • 3.
    Jack Jeffery
    80 %

  • Connect a peripheral (for example a scanner or printer) to your computer and use it. This could also be a mouse or keyboard (Unplug and plug back in)
  • Create a piece of digital media. It could be artwork, a photograph, music or animation.
  • Use the internet for research:
    • Decide on an area of interest
    • find three websites with content that matches your area of interest
    • collect relevant information by printing or saving as files
    • Using your internet research, design a presentation and tell others about what you have found out. This could be an electronic or paper-based presentation. We recommend recording a video or making a PowerPoint. But a document will also suffice.

Stage 2 Requirements

Complete every task to achieve Stage 2, showing that you have thought about the potential risks and how to stay safe for each activity.
  1. Plan and then create a piece of digital media. It could be music, animation, video, CAD (Computer Aided Design) or a 3D sculpture.
  2. Show that you can:
    • send or reply to someone with a short email and include an attachment, yo can do this when submitting this task to your leader.
    • download photos or other media from a camera, smart card, or smart phone
    • open and save a document then share it using a cloud service (like Google Docs or Microsoft Sharepoint) or a USB stick
    • create a document that includes media that you’ve downloaded or copied from another source.
  3. Demonstrate how information online can be viewed and used by others once it has been posted/uploaded and how it is hard to remove. Note: there is no requirement for you to post anything online yourself

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How To Submit Evidence To Your Leader

If your leader has Badges at Home Enabled

OSM has a new feature called badges at home! If enabled by your leader then you can have your parent log onto the OSM parent portal and submit evidence for your badge there. You can upload a document of evidence with photos, as well as attach videos you may have taken of evidence.

If your leader doesn’t have Badges at Home Enabled.

In this case, you will need to email your leader with the evidence. They should have an email address in the following format “”.

Hopefully they have told you this address if it is slightly different in spelling (or a shortened name). You should avoid sending any emails to a leader’s personal address because of GDPR.

You can attach evidence to the email such as a word document or a link to a google doc. Videos may be too large in size for this method so you may want to upload them elsewhere (As A Privately Hosted Video with your parent’s permission) and put a link in the email.