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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Sustainable solutions

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7 The Challenges: Which

7 The Challenges: Which of the following problems might be an issue in your local area, as a result of climate change? q Flooding q Desiccating soils q Rising sea levels q Declining groundwater levels q Storms q Heatwaves q Droughts q Food shortages q Shrinking reservoirs q Pests / disease q Fuel shortages The Prototype: Build and test your chosen solution. Pick up either the Invention, App or Communications Pack, and develop your idea further: The Impact: Think of possible places and people within your community that might be affected by the problems caused by climate change: 2

3 The Way Forward: As a team, reflect on all the solutions and develop one idea to be taken forward as a team. Sketch the team’s ‘big idea’ and note details: The Problem: Pick a challenge that your business will be trying to help. In the next 15 years my community will have a problem with: 6