Engineering Activities and Resources
Many of the Engineering Engagement Project
activities can be used towards CREST Awards. This
scheme is coordinated by the British Science
CREST Awards are available at Bronze, Silver and
Gold levels, depending on the amount and depth of
work your students carry out. Bronze Awards need
around 10 hours of project work and are usually
completed by 11- to 14-year-olds.
How do these resources fit?
A number of the resources can be used to work
towards CREST Bronze Award Accreditation. As by
following the resources students will already be
demonstrating many of the skills they need to obtain
a CREST Award.
Why link to CREST?
It’s a way for
students' work to receive a national accreditation -
a Bronze CREST Award is a significant achievement.
It provides evidence of problem-solving skills and
motivates students to go on to CREST at Silver and
CREST is recognised by UCAS as an
indicator of relevant skills and achievements
supporting university applications and it can also
form part of your students' Progress Files.
motivates students of all ages and abilities.
develops students’ understanding of 'how science
works', preparing them for GCSE studies.
students to evaluate and conclude their own merits
and achievements based on their own experiences.
What do I need to do?
Find the contact details of
your CREST Local Coordinator at
they will explain in more detail about how the
scheme works and the cost of taking part.
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