Learn About Rubik's Cube Rubiks Cube

(Discover Knowledge)

Written by Sarah Carpenter, Butterfly, Troop 159


Level 2 do 5 requirements, including the 2 starred*.

Level 3 do 6 requirements, including the 2 starred*.

Level 4 do 7 requirements, including the 2 starred*.

Adults do 9 requirements including the 2 starred*.



1*. Learn to solve a 3x3x3  Rubik’s cube using the basic solve method.

2*. Learn who created Rubik’s cubes, where and when.

3. Read  about a competitive Rubik’s cube solver, such as Feliks Zemdegs or Mats Valk.

4. Be able to solve a 3x3x3 in under 5 minutes.

5. Learn how to solve 2 cubes other than the 3x3x3, such as 4x4x4, 5x5x5, or 2x2x2.

6. Read about the history of Rubik’s cubes.

7. Watch a Rubik’s cube competition in person or online.

8. Learn a speed solve method, such as Fridrich or Petrus.

9. Participate in a Rubik’s cube club or competition.

10. Teach a friend or sibling how to solve a Rubik’s cube.

11. Challenge a friend or sibling to a Rubik’s cube competition.

12.  Learn how a Rubik’s Cube is made.