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Slippery slopes (for SEN)

Award Level Star

These CREST Star activities have been adapted for students with special educational needs (SEN). The activities use Widgit Symbols to help learners with cognitive learning difficulties, who have difficulty following instructions given purely in text or remembering a series of instructions.

In these activities, students investigate what affects objects sliding down a slope, and investigate landslides and avalanches.

British Science Week activity packs

British Science Week activity packs

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...

Floating ducks – Primary upd8

29,000 plastic yellow ducks, blue turtles and green frogs broke free from a cargo ship 15 years ago and have floated halfway around the world. Children will imagine finding some of these plastic toys washed up on the beach.


Miracle berry- Primary upd8

Children will investigate which foods are sour and which are sweet. They will discuss whether the miracle berry (which turns sour tastes to sweet) is a good thing.


Brilliant bubbles (Swigod syfrdanol)

Brilliant bubbles (Swigod syfrdanol)

Cosmic shows Gem how his new bubble machine works. “I wanted lots of different bubbles, but these are all the same.” “You must be able to make different bubbles,” says Gem…