Top Ten

If you are new to our work we thought you might like to see our Top ten most popular resources for 7-16 year olds.  These include many of our popular STEM challenges plus other materials to support  your teaching of STEM, science and Design and Technology.

It is not a comprehensive lost so do please use our search engine to find more.

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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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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6 Rs and Sustainability

Links to activities and presentations to support students to understand some of the terms commonly used to define sustainability.

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Moja Island

Moja Island is a 1-2 hour activity which will reinforce students' understanding of renewable energy sources.

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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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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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Plastics Challenge

Pupils find out more about the properties of plastics and come up with solutions to problems caused by waste plastics globally.

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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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Small Is ... Challenge

Suitable for students 7-14 years, looking at technologies from the last 100 years and inventing a product for a more sustainable future.

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Global Goals

Material to support teaching issues linked to the Global Goals (SDGs) including display material and a NEW design challenge.

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