We all found difficulties doing some of the tasks, but we kept trying and finding out.
Sahiba says she enjoyed the experience and that doing research gave her the opportunity to learn more about a subject she previously knew nothing about.
“We all found difficulties doing some of the tasks, but we kept trying and finding out,” says Sahiba who was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, and wants to be a medical doctor.
She felt empowered with her new knowledge and is now more aware of the impacts of environmental change.
She said winning a CREST Award felt amazing and it really mattered to her as a science student with high ambitions.
“I think they deserved the award because of their enthusiasm in learning about glaciers and global warming. They also worked hard to achieve a successful research project on a topic of actual relevance.,” said Alberto Munoz, the students’ teacher.