Hands-on science investigations for primary school children aged 5 - 11 years old


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Families & teenagers (aged 12+)
Families (children aged 12 & under)



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Celebrating achievement in national competition level

Gianamar receiving the CREST prize for Understanding of Real World Context at the 2012 NSEC finals

Acknowledging success through CREST Awards

Making sure students have a tangible recognition of their hard work, effort and success that is respected by organisations such as UCAS.

A framework for good quality project work in STEM

The CREST Awards offers a robust and consistent framework for students and mentors to use to create high quality projects

Resources available to promote and support the scheme

There are lots of resources available to promote and support the scheme – none more important than our CREST Local Coordinator Network

Outdoors & Active MegaStars

Use the links to download the organiser and activity cards; you will also need the project overview. You can also find additional resources for some of the activities in the CREST Star members activities section of the website.


You Can Do It! project overview

This is a summary of the 3 activities, some ideas to get you started, and suggestions for extension activities for making a really great project.

You Can Do It! project overview


Bowled Over

Orion and Andromeda love playing outside but the play area isn’t very exciting. They’ve played football, chase and hide and seek over and over again. Now they want to play a new game. They both love going to the bowling alley. “Could we make a bowling alley outside?” they wonder.

Bowled Over activity card

Bowled Over organiser card


Playground Games

Orion and Andromeda have made a ten-pin bowling game. They love playing it! They want their friend Lyra to be able to join in. Lyra has low vision. Orion thinksthat they can change the game so that they can all play together. “Perhaps we could wear some special glasses so we see the game in the same way that Lyra does.” says Andromeda.

Playground Games activity card

Playground Games organiser card


Outdoor Gym

Not enough people are keeping fit in our towns, so we would like your help to do something about it. We need you to think of great ways for people of all ages toexercise outdoors. For example, they could do leg lifts sitting on a park bench. We bet you have lots more ideas! You could make a guide called ‘Outdoors and Active’ to help them.

Outdoor Gym activity card

Outdoor Gym organiser card


You can download more activities from the Outdoors and Active page