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CREST project ideas

 

A number of project ideas on the theme of sanitation, hygiene and infectious diseases that can be used to gain CREST awards 

Pupils can choose from: 
 

Bronze - Dirt Detectives (research), Soap or Nope (practical ), and Clean Communications (communications) 

Silver -  What a Waste (research), Washing with Plants (practical),  and Top Toilets (communications)

Gold - The Sanitation Divide  (research),  Extraordinary Extractions (practical),  and Sanitation for All (communications) 
 

Each project idea comes with a teacher's pack, student brief  and a PowerPoint presentation.

 

These materials were written for the Youth Grand Challenges competition, entry deadline 26th September 

Bronze

Bronze Awards focus on fun and transferable skills. They require around 10 hours of work on one project, and are typically completed by 11-to-14-year-olds.

Download the  teacher guide for CREST Bronze to find out more.

Worldwide Washing - PowerPoint

Worldwide Washing - bronze teacher guide

Worldwide Washing - bronze student brief

Silver

Silver Awards stretch students and enrich their studies. They require around 30 hours of project work and are typically completed by 14-to-16-year-olds. Your students will develop their own project idea and will gain experience of going through the scientific process.

Your pupils will need an external evaluator for a silver CREST award and there is a small fee per pupil.  You  can find out more about CREST awards and how apply on the British Science Associaiton's website  

Worldwide Washing - PowerPoint

Worldwide Washing - silver teacher guide

Worldwide Washing - silver student brief

Gold

Gold Awards allow students to conduct real research. They are longer-term projects that require around 70 hours’ work and are typically completed by 16-19-year-olds.  At Gold level, your students’ work should contribute something new to the scientific or technological community or to a particular field of study.

Your pupils will need an external evaluator for a gold CREST award and there is a small fee per pupil. You can find  out more about CREST awards adn how to apply on the British Science Association's website 

Worldwide Washing - PowerPoint

Worldwide Washing - gold teacher guide

Worldwide Washing - gold student brief

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