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.

There are more CREST approved resources that have been developed by our partners and providers specific to your region.

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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 (

Presentations Prompt

Presentations Prompt questions ● What output does your tool produce? ● How will your tool continue to improve once the product is on the market? ● ● ● Does your tool use supervised or unsupervised machine learning? Do you teach your tool using training data? Where does this data come from? How does your tool assess its performance? ● ● ● Where will you source live data from and how will this be used to provide feedback for the algorithm? Who is your product aimed at? How will it be useful for them? How will you market your product? What is the physical format of your product? How is the machine learning integrated? What is the reasoning behind your design?

Plenary Reflect on your project and fill out any gaps in your CREST Discovery Passport in order to earn your CREST Award.


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