CREST Projects: Celebrate Plant Appreciation Day!
April 12th 2021

CREST Projects: Celebrate Plant Appreciation Day!

International Plant Appreciation Day takes place on April 13, 2021. Plants provide us with oxygen, food, fibre, shelter, medicine, fuel and more – where would we be without plants?

Your children or students can celebrate Plant Appreciation Day with CREST and learn how to protect & nurture our planet. CREST offers numerous projects & resources as well as accredited activities from Practical Action.

Take a look & choose your download!

CREST Awards:

CREST Superstar (Age 7-11)

A Special New Tree (Green Spaces)
Bumblebee Mystery
Camouflaged Creatures
Goodbye Old Tree
Recycle Re-use
Tree Trouble
NEW World Around You Challenges

CREST Bronze Award (Age 11+)

Clean Growth
Plant Growth & Nutrients

CREST Silver Award (Age 11+)

Plant Growth & Fertilisers
Clean Growth
Climate Science Resource Pack

CREST Gold Award (Age 11+)

Clean Growth
Which Fertiliser Works Best?

CREST Awards: Discovery Award – Sustainable Solutions

Use digital tools & new technologies to tackle climate change in your local area. This award can be completed in one day!

Sustainable Solutions
Plant Growth

Additional Primary Resources

Additional Resources:

The materials below are based around Practical Action’s work, which uses science and technology to address global issues such as energy, water and food.  They give students a real insight into how science and technology can be used to tackle challenges faced by communities in the developing world, and how they can be part of the solution.  The resources are strongly linked to the Global Goals and/or Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Practical Action offer CREST activities that focus on plants.

Global Project Ideas
NEW: Regreen the Desert
Floating Garden Challenge

Bonus Resource:
IFAS: Why are plants so important?

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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