News New CREST resources launched by MP Futures The British Science Association (BSA) is delighted to publish a new series of CREST resources, produced in partnership with MP Futures. These exciting new activity topics provide contextualised challenges and investigations bring to life scenarios associated with the quarrying, mineral products and mining sector, providing real engineering situations to apply STEM related curriculum topics in schools. Students can design modern day pyramids, consider the needs for modular hospital clinics, debate the origins of the pyramids and how they were made, or explore what life would be like if we had no minerals. The resources link with CREST Discovery, Bronze and Silver awards, and include Powerpoints, teacher guidance and student packs. Click here to visit the MP Futures page for more information and to download the resources.MP Futures oversees matters relating to education, training and qualifications and represents the extractive industry’s interests to the government and other key stakeholders.Part of the Mineral Products Qualifications Council (MPQC), MP Futures also provides leadership in the development of National Occupational Standards (NOS) and works to engage future generations with the extractives sector.MP Futures is committed to exploring future education development and investing in innovative methods of training. This includes positively promoting career opportunities within the industry to school and college leavers. The partnership with the CREST Awards, and this new range of engaging resources, aims to provide students with a practical insight into areas and businesses they will often not encounter, to raise awareness of different opportunities and promote individual students' development, interest and engagement with alternative industries.