Discovery challenges (ages 10-14)

Typically completed by 10-14 year olds, students work collaboratively on a five hour project or challenge in self-managed groups. During the project, they use a CREST Discovery passport to record and reflect on their work. Afterwards, students communicate their findings as a group presentation.

Each pack provides teaching guides, kit lists, example timetables and suggested starter activities to help you run your day. Find out more about CREST Discovery Awards.

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2 years ago

Machines of the future PowerPoint PDF version

  • Text
  • Crest
  • Teams
  • Feedback
  • Workshop
  • Algorithm
  • Method
  • Marketing
  • Powerpoint
  • Household
  • Passport
This resource is published under an Attribution - non-commercial - no derivatives 4.0 International creative commons licence (

Your challenge Working

Your challenge Working in teams, you will design a household product that uses machine learning ● ● ● ● ● ● Research existing machine learning tools and explore the future potential of this technique. Develop a concept for your own machine learning tool. Decide on what data you would need to collect and how they would source the data. Create a plan for how the machine might process the data and how this would be useful for humans. Draw a detailed design for the physical form of your machine learning tool. Develop ideas about how to market your product.

Design outputs 1. FLOW CHART DIAGRAM Include data and test process description 2. PRODUCT SKETCH Include annotations 3. MARKETING PLAN Include 2 minute elevator pitch


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