This is the fun part! Your students should work independently (either in groups or individually), with your support. The CREST teacher and student guides can help guide you through the project process.
We encourage students to access support from a mentor who works in a STEM field related to their CREST project topic. Mentors can play an important role in CREST projects by offering their experience, knowledge and enthusiasm to help inspire students. They can open a window into what working in STEM can be like.
Mentors are strongly recommended at Gold level, preferred at Silver, and optional at Bronze and Discovery levels. To find a mentor for your project, you can:
- Request support through the STEM Ambassadors Scheme
- Contact local universities they often have a public outreach department