These projects aim to answer a question, hypothesis or
question, hypothesis or problem
of the methodology
of the results
Design and Make
These projects aim to design
and create a product that meets a specific aim. The scope of the project can
start broad and narrow down during the project.
brief, which could start broad, and narrow down
of a solution to a specific problem
analysis, improvement and retesting of solution (at higher levels there should
be multiple cycles)
of final solution
These projects aim to inform a specific audience about a
topic or raise their awareness and interest in STEM.
research of the topic and the audience
of a form of communication
and explanation of how the communication is fit for purpose, including being
pitched at the correct age and level of understanding
of their communication using appropriate measures
projects aim to provide a fresh perspective or strengthen an argument for a
disputed STEM topic through data gathering and analysis.
• A project brief or area to investigate
• Project aims
• Plans for how data will be gathered and analysed
• Critical analysis of existing data
• A conclusion
are actively encouraging students to be creative with the way they present
their work. The usual options are reports and PowerPoints.
We would also love to see blogs, videos, reports that
combine many elements of work (e.g. diagrams, hand written plans and thoughts,