CREST SuperStar awards are perfect for older primary students. To achieve an award they need to complete 8 X 1 hour SuperStar challenges from a selection of challenges easily accessed on the CREST SuperStar activities section of the British Science Association's website.

  • Assessed by a teacher or a group leader, and you don't need to have a science background to run them.
  • Students receive a certificate and an iron on badge.

To find out more and register your pupils go to CREST SuperStar.

To see other levels of CREST go back to the main CREST page

Practical Action resources that are suitable for this level are below.


Yummy Yoghurt Makers - CREST star activity

A CREST stars investigation where primary pupils investigate how to make yoghurt like farmers in Bangladesh.

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Floating Garden Challenge

Pupils find a solution to a problem faced by farmers in to grow crops even when their land is flooded as a result of climate change.

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The Squashed Tomato Challenge

A fun hands-on activity based on a real life problem in Nepal. The challenge: to design and build a model system that can transport tomatoes.

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Beat the Flood challenge

Challenge your pupils to use their STEM skills to design and make a model of home for their community living in a flood-prone region of Watu Island.

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Design challenge : Water harvester

A new primary D&T or STEM project to design, make and evaluate a water harvesting system for a school garden.

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Ditch the Dirt

An exciting NEW challenge for pupils to 'clean' dirty water through making and testing water filters.

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Stop the Spread

A STEM challenge enabling pupils to investigate how to stop the spread of infectious diseases and build a hand-washing device.

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Wind Power Challenge

In this STEM challenge pupils look at wind power then design and build a simple wind powered machine to lift a cup off the floor.

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Pumpkins Against Poverty

Our latest resource offering a range of cross curricular activities for primary schools based on growing pumpkins in Bangladesh.

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Smoky Homes

An exciting new STEM project to enable pupils to design and model improved cooks stoves and hoods.

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Power for the World

Pupils discover out how access to energy differs around the world and get the chance to build their own wind turbine

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