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.
What is the slogan or main message for your Wild Creation? How will you let people know about your Wild Creation? Which marketing tools would you use? 7 What does culture mean to you? Brainstorm words and thoughts to help communicate your ideas. Marketing your Wild Creation What aspects of your culture do you want to celebrate in your Wild Creation? e.g. science or engineering, people, environments, food, music. Tick the boxes that would suit the marketing for your project. Provide examples for some of the marketing tools in your team presentation. m Leaflets/flyers m Bus adverts m Interviews m Instagram m TV m Twitter m Radio advert m Facebook m Billboards/posters m Newspaper/magazine advertising m Snapchat 2
Is it permanent or temporary? How big is it? How much will it cost? 3 Make your Wild Creation Make a scale model of your Wild Creation using the same scale that you used to draw your location on the graph paper. Who is your target audience? See Information Pack page 6. Make the supporting framework for your Wild Creation using sticks, art straws or other materials. Cover the framework with materials such as tin foil, tissue paper, paper, Blu tack or other craft materials to get the finished shape you want. Remember to measure the amount of material you use, so you can work out the costs. Use the Information Pack to look up these costs. Brainstorm & research your ideas What will your Wild Creation do? What is the cultural connection? 6 Are any extras needed at the location? What materials are the best to use, and why? Is it inside or outside?
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