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.
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
Sustainable solutions Team project
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