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Galapagos Islands competition winners announced.
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Age Range 11-14

Discover what colour worms your local birds prefer.
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Age Range 14-16

What do brine shrimp look for in a mate?
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Age Range 16-19

Explore antibiotic resistance in bacteria.
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Not got a kit?

Don't worry if you haven't got a Survival Rivals kit, there are still lots of ways you can take part.

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'Taste test' for Neanderthal DNA

Recent research shows that the taste gene was present in Neanderthals as well as humans.

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Survival Rivals kits containing the equipment you need to run the experiments are now for sale, along with key components needed to repeat the experiments. You can buy any of the kits, algae for Brine Date or bacteria and antibiotics for The X-Bacteria from Philip Harris.

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Not got a kit?

Don't worry if you haven't got a Survival Rivals kit, there are still a lot of resources you can use to explore evolution and related topics.

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Additional resources to support the kits

In addition there are a whole host of online resources to support the kits. From lesson plans to interactive games, there are plenty of extras to help your students get the most from these investigations.


Are you a primary school?

Survival Rivals is only for secondary schools. If you're a primary school make sure you sign up for our sister project, The Great Plant Hunt.

Website: The Great Plant Hunt


Terms and conditions

Please ensure you have read our terms and conditions.

Note: schools are only eligible for the kits appropriate to the age of students at your school. FE Colleges are eligible, but only for the X-Bacteria experiment.

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