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.
CREST Discovery Award Fill out your CREST Discovery Passport throughout the day to document your learning and earn your CREST Award.
Team roles Project Manager Makes sure the whole team and the project is on track. Engineer Research Manager Helps other members of the team to gather examples and evidence using various resources, including the workshops, and reports back on this as part of the presentation. Communications Manager Responsible for ensuring that the team communicates its ideas effectively when presenting to the other teams, and responsible for coordinating the presentation. Ensures that the implications of the design ideas are thought through. Responsible for researching the materials and technology required to make the design ideas work. Design Lead Responsible for the physical design of the product. Marketing Lead Responsible for developing a marketing plan and thinking about who this tool would be useful for, how and why.