Typically completed by 5-11 year olds, CREST Star and SuperStar challenges relate to everyday experiences. Children complete eight activities to gain a CREST Award, with each activity taking between 45 minutes and 1 hour to complete.
The activities are designed to be easy-to-run and low-cost. You don’t need to be a teacher, have a science background or have access to specialist equipment to run them. The packs contain helpful hints and tips for you to use, explaining the scientific themes and offering guidance on conversation topics for your children.
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DNA and the world around you challenges Suitable for 7 to 11-year-olds Developed with support from the Wellcome Genome Campus’ Connecting Science Public Engagement team, this collection of CREST SuperStar activities allows children to explore the everyday nature of genetics and learn more about themselves in the process. Once they complete eight of the challenges, they can receive a CREST SuperStar certificate and badge! #Genome #Genes #DNA #Adaptation #Microorganisms