Discovery challenges (ages 10-14)


Typically completed by 10-14 year olds (Key Stages 2 and 3), students work collaboratively on a five hour project or challenge in self-managed groups. They record and reflect on their work during the project, using a CREST Discovery passport, and communicate their findings as a group presentation.
Each pack below provides teaching guides, kit lists, example timetables and suggested starter activities to help you run your day. Find out more about this level on the Discovery page .

There are many more CREST resources which have been developed by our partners and by providers in your region. Click here for links to CREST accredited resources developed by partner organisations, CREST accredited schemes and education providers who can deliver CREST accredited activities.

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Anthony Howe spent his early career painting watercolours, but after moving to Manhattan and taking on a part-time job making metal storage shelves for offices, he discovered a new medium: metal. Further exploration combined with previous interests in the wind and movement led to the creation of his unique kinetic wind sculptures. Cultural case study Key facts Indoor/outdoor: Outdoor Main material: Stainless steel Size: 4m high Duration: Permanent Moving parts: Yes, powered by the wind Interactive: No Location: USA

The main architectural centerpiece welcoming visitors to the Ontario Science Centre is a permanent outdoor water fountain. This piece of artwork is also a musical instrument, called a hydraulophone. Members of the public can play it at any time of the day or night! Main materials: Water, stainless steel, concrete, lights Cultural case study Key facts Indoor/outdoor: Outdoor sculpture Size: 10m diameter, 5m high Duration: Permanent Moving parts: Water Interactive: Yes Location: Ontario, Canada