Explore CREST

CREST Overview

Looking for engaging ways to inspire creativity in your science and technology teaching? Try CREST.

Introductory CREST Awards

Introductory CREST Awards program is recommended for primary school students.

Advanced CREST Awards

Advanced CREST Awards program is recommended for secondary school students.

CREST Showcases

A selection of CREST student projects and comments from teachers on how they use CREST in their classroom.

CREST and the Australian Curriculum

Using CREST to support the Australian Curriculum.

CREST Awards Registration

Schools need to register to take part in CREST.

CREST Online

Teachers access this database to request awards, download material and update their school CREST information.


Take the CREST Quiz! This quiz will help you uncover ideas for topics that interest you.

Professional Development

Assisting teachers to engage their students in problem solving, critical thinking and real-life open-ended science and technology investigations.

Where CREST can take you

Congratulations Yaya Lu!

2013 Pride of Australia, Young Leader medal national finalist.

Intel Science and Engineering Fair Winners 2013 [external link]

Their CREST projects have taken Yaya Lu and Myles Buckley to the BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards finals in Melbourne, Australia to across the world to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix, Arizona. Watch this video to hear about their individual projects.

Congratulations Viney Kumar! 13-14 age category winner at Google Science Fair 2013 [external link]

CSIRO CREST student, Viney Kumar designed a smartphone app which uses real-time data to help emergency vehicles move through traffic. Viney's CREST project was been selected as one of 15 finalists in the global Google Science Fair Competition and went onto to win the 13-14 age category.