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Resource: ARKive

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.
How do you drink yours? (Sut ydych chi’n yfed eich te?)

How do you drink yours? (Sut ydych chi’n yfed eich te?)

In the A Nice Cup of Tea (Paned da o de) project you can find out about the nation’s favourite drink and how people from around the world create the perfect cuppa! Overview (Trosolwg) In this activity you can carry out your own scientific research. You will need to...
Testing and comparing tea (Profi a chymharu te)

Testing and comparing tea (Profi a chymharu te)

In the A Nice Cup of Tea (Paned da o de) project you can find out about the nation’s favourite drink and how people from around the world create the perfect cuppa! Overview (Trosolwg) In this activity you can have fun testing and comparing different types of tea. Host...
Under your feet (O dan eich traed)

Under your feet (O dan eich traed)

Two children wake up one morning and find themselves the size of ants. They go on a journey and encounter all sorts of difficulties because of their size. What would create a challenge for our intrepid duo?