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CREST criteria assessment guide
Click the criteria below to see what's expected of a project at each CREST Award level, and examples of the criteria being met.
1 – Planning the project
1.1 The student set a clear aim for the project and broke it down into smaller objectives
1.2 The student explained a wider purpose for the project
1.3 The student identified a range of approaches to the project
1.4 The student described their plan for the project and why they chose that approach
1.5 The student planned and organised their time well
2 – Throughout the project
2.1 The student made good use of the materials and people available
2.2 The student researched the background to the project and acknowledged their sources appropriately
3 – Finalising the project
3.1 The student made logical conclusions and explained the implications for the wider world
3.2 The student explained how their actions and decisions affected the project’s outcome
3.3 The student explained what they have learnt and reflected on what they could improve
4 – Project-wide criteria
4.1 The student showed understanding of the science behind their project, appropriate to their level
4.2 The student made decisions to direct the project, taking account of ethical and safety issues
4.3 The student showed creative thinking
4.4 The student identified and overcame problems successfully
4.5 The student explained their project clearly, in writing or conversation
Updated: 15 Jul 2019 03:05 PM
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