Schools @ Darwin Tree of Life: What’s coming up this term

Thanks for joining us at Schools @ Darwin Tree of Life!

There are now 28 schools taking part in Schools @ Darwin Tree of Life, so you’re a card-carrying member of an exclusive club 🦠

⭐ Coming up this term: ⭐

  • You can now follow your favourite teams! We’re adding new ways to stay up-to-date. Head to your favourite teams’ profiles and you can see their latest updates in the sidebar:

  • Take part in the quiz and win £10! Every 2 weeks, get the most correct answers and you could win a £10 voucher! Take this week’s quiz ❯
    💡 Tip: All of the answers to the quiz can be found around Schools @ Darwin Tree of Life.
    Here’s how to ace the quiz and be in with a chance to win:

Top tips for finding quiz answers:

1. Complete the first activity.

Taking part in our independent activities will give you research skills that you can take to uni with you – and you can’t buy those from IKEA on your move-in day. Complete the first activity ❯

2. Meet the teams.

Woodland Wonders Team Marine Plant Power
Genome Generators Code Crackers Perfect Protists

There are 24 scientists making up the teams on Schools @ Darwin Tree of Life already. Each are experts in their fields, like:

Peter, member of the Perfect Protists, who describes himself as a poetry-writing scientist and communicator (who loves Blackburn Rovers FC).
Ask Peter a question ❯
Liz, member of the Genome Generators team, and self-described “shopping-mad sporty scientist”.
Ask Liz a question ❯
Sujai, member of the Code Crackers team, is a Senior Bioinformatician who loves dark chocolate, signing, doodling, and “doing good science that helps humanity.”
Ask Sujai a question ❯

Next term, we’re welcoming 2 new teams: Team Marine and the Marvellous Mycologists.

3. Get updates from the Darwin Tree of Life project.

You can read all the updates from your dashboard. Find out more about:


Good luck!


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