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Award Level Star, SuperStar

ARKive provide fun-packed teaching resources for 7-11 year olds covering a range of biology subjects. Each activity counts towards a CREST Star or SuperStar Award.

  • Plants (Star): Students will learn about the different parts of the plant and what each part does.
  • Adaptation – Design a Species (SuperStar): By creating and designing a new species, students learn how animals are adapted to survive in particular habitats.
  • Marvellous Mini-beasts – Design a Species (SuperStar): By creating and designing a new species of mini-beast, students learn how different species of invertebrate are adapted to survive in particular habitats.
  • Sizing up Species (SuperStar): Combining skills in mathematics, science and art, students will learn about species heights and lengths while practicing estimation, measurement and comparison skills.
  • Pacific Northwest Temperate Rainforests (SuperStar): Students investigate ecosystems and understand that they include living and non-living things.
  • School Museum (SuperStar): Following an exploration of endangered species and conservation issues, students develop their understanding of key biological concepts by designing and creating an interactive exhibit for an ARKive School Museum.

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ARKive

ARKive provide fun-packed teaching resources for 7-11 year olds covering a range of biology subjects. Each activity counts towards a CREST Star or SuperStar Award. Plants (Star): Students will learn about the different parts of the plant and what each part does....

Magic or magnetic? -Primary upd8

Pupils are asked to recreate a magic trick using magnets. Is it possible to play Quidditch with the force of magnets?


Practical Action – beat the flood

Practical Action – beat the flood

In the Beat the Flood challenge from Practical Action students will design a home for a community on the fictitious Island of Watu that can withstand the effects of flooding. They will make a model of their design and test how resistant it is to flooding.


Pumpkins against Poverty

Pumpkins against Poverty

Pupils explore the difference that growing pumpkins can make to the lives of people living in flood affected regions in Bangladesh.