The British Science Week activity packs provide hands-on activities that are engaging, inexpensive and easy to do. The challenge packs have activities suitable for both primary and secondary students.
How to achieve a CREST Award
Several of the activities in these packs can be used to earn a CREST Star, Discovery or Bronze Award. We have some guidance on choosing an award level to help you decide which level is right for your students.
To achieve a CREST Star Award students need to earn CREST Star stickers. For more guidance, we have information on running CREST Star Awards as well as a range of activity ideas that can be used to earn stickers.
To achieve a CREST Discovery Award students will need to do 5+ hours of project work and complete a CREST Discovery passport to reflect on their work.
You will need to enter students for the Award online to receive their personalised certificates.
To achieve a CREST Bronze Award students will need to do 10+ hours of project work and complete either a CREST Bronze workbook or a CREST Bronze student profile.
You will need to enter students for the CREST Bronze Award online to receive their personalised certificates.
Astro Pi is an annual science and coding competition where student-written code is run on the International Space Station!
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A renewable energy STEM challenge where pupils design and build a simple wind turbine that can lift a weighted cup off the floor.