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CREST Awards: Star Challenges (Ages 5-7)
October 01st 2020

CREST Awards: Star Challenges (Ages 5-7)

CREST is a STEM enrichment programme for young people that inspires, enables and rewards open-ended project work. CREST has a phenomenal library of FREE resources for ages 5-19 along with accredited resources from partnering organisations.

Star Awards are typically completed by 5-7 year olds and all projects relate to children’s experiences. You don’t need to be a teacher, have a science background or have access to specialist equipment to run Star activities.

Take a look at the exciting themes the projects cover using our at-a-glance list below:

Animal Adventure – Minibeasts & habitats
Be Seen Be Safe – Reflection & light
Brilliant Bubbles – Liquids, gases & bubbles
Confusing Cans – Weights, ramps & investigation
Discovery Bag – Trees, life support trees give & differences between trees
Muddy Mess – Washing materials
Music Maker – How sounds are made
Peggy Problem – Grip & strength
Plant Detectives – Where plants grow
Rainbow Collectors – Colours in nature
Scrap Yard Scraps – Insulators
Slippery Slidey Shoes – Friction
Sneaky Shadow – Shadows
Sniffly Sneezes – Absorbency of materials
Speed Scooters – Surfaces & friction
Starting Sounds – How sounds can be made
Tea Bag Trouble – Materials
Testing Timers – How sound timers work
Useless Umbrella – Water resistance

Your learners can complete their own investigations just like real-life scientists & engineers!

CREST Superstar Awards (7-11) 
Visit the CREST website
Levels: CREST covers all ages from 5 – 19
CREST: Resources Library
Register your students for CREST Awards

As North West Regional CREST Support OrganisationAll About STEM promote CREST Awards across the region and point schools & clubs to the support they need to run this amazing scheme. CREST Awards encourage students to work like scientists, researchers, engineers and designers to investigate and explore their own project ideas.

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