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The Competition

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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Latest News

Gain a CREST Award Using Survival Rivals

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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 are available free to state secondary schools only.
  • Survival Rivals kits are available free to UK schools only.
  • Each UK state secondary school is entitled to one of each Survival Rivals kit:
    • I'm a Worm, Get Me Out of Here – for ages 11-14
    • Brine Date – for ages 14-16
    • The X-Bacteria – for ages 16-19
  • Schools are only eligible for the kits appropriate to the age of students at their school.
  • State-funded FE colleges are eligible to receive free kits of The X-Bacteria which is the kit suitable for 16-19 year olds.
  • Order your kits for delivery at any point in the school year. Please allow up to 28 days for delivery.
  • Kits will be dispatched from March 2009.
  • Kits arriving not fit for purpose will be replaced free of charge.
  • The material contained in the Survival Rivals website is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial Share Alike 3.0 Unported. Please read the disclaimer for more information.