CREST Awards: Outdoor Primary Activities
July 04th 2023

CREST Awards: Outdoor Primary Activities

The sun is out! It’s the perfect time for some school Summer STEM!
If you’re heading outside with your class, why not try some fun CREST projects?

Scroll down to take a look at our ‘at a glance’ list…

CREST challenges inspire and engage young people through open-ended project work. Even when set the same brief, students produce unique, creative solutions and ideas to tackle the problem.

Superstar Awards are presented as a collection of one-hour challenges for children aged 7-11. A Teacher’s Guide and three Superstar booklets packed with project ideas are available to download.

Outdoor Summer STEM Projects:

Band Rollers – design, energy, forces & motion
Bowled Over – build & test a ten pin bowling game
Bridge Blunder – weights, forces & measures
Brilliant Birds – birds, habitats, designing & making
Bumblebee Mystery – all about pollinators & their habitats
Camouflaged Creatures – trees, their differences & the life they support
Crafty Rafts – making a raft that floats
Discus Dilemma – designing and making a discus
Drifting Dandelions – looking at seed dispersion
Journey Stick – make a journey stick, chronological order of journeys
Kite Calamity – make a model kite that will fly
Outdoor Gym – looking at outdoor activity and exercise
Playground Games – disabilities, creating accessible and inclusive games
Racing Rockets – design and build a high-flying rocket
Recycle Reuse – making paper and thinking about recycling paper
Super Spinners – helicopters and how to make a paper spinner
Windy Ways – wind patterns and directions
Worm Charming – worms and vibrations

You can download the resources & discover more about CREST Superstar Awards here.

CREST: Supporting the Primary Curriculum
CREST Accredited Projects & Activities: Primary
Visit the CREST website
Spotlight: CREST Star Awards for 5-7 year olds

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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