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Spinning solutions

Award Level SuperStar

CREST Star sponsor URENCO launch a superstar activity with a twist; or perhaps a squeeze! ‘Spinning Solutions’ is all about using the principles of separation to distinguish between methods of drying clothes.

Polymer problem (Problem polymerau)

Polymer problem (Problem polymerau)

Polymers are long chains of tiny particles joined together in groups, a bit like long strings of beads. Scientists at Horners use polymers to create great new products. But they need more ideas!
Investigating ink

Investigating ink

Lady Felicity got a ransom note demanding £100,000 for the safe return of her prize-winning Cocker Spaniel. Detectives have seized black pens from four prime suspects. But who wrote the note?
Flight Move

Flight Move

Here at Flight Move Estate Agency, we find homes for all sorts of birds. We have just received some alarming news! Some of the birds in the UK are becoming endangered and it is our job to find them brand new homes in our local areas.


Practical Action – squashed tomato challenge

Practical Action – squashed tomato challenge

In the Squashed Tomato Challenge from Practical Action students will design, make and test a system to help farmers in Nepal transport their tomatoes down the mountain to the market without squashing them. The resources for this challenge are free to download and...