Teachers Take Part

From March 2021 to July 2022, students aged 15 to 18 can get close to a cutting-edge long-term science project that’s happening right now.

The Darwin Tree of Life activity is a student-led, online activity where students can follow the progress of the Darwin Tree of Life project in real-time.

Take part ❯

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the project that is sequencing and annotating the genomes of every living thing in Britain and Ireland.

Students can:

  • Watch the guidance video on how to use the activity
  • Follow species through acquisition, sequencing and annotation.
  • ASK the teams working on acquisition, sequencing and annotation a question about their research, the methods they use or career opportunities!
  • Take part in the Quiz to embed your understanding and to be in with a chance of winning a £10 voucher!
  • Download your certificate to show your achievement.

As a teacher, you can:

  • Download a poster to display the unique registration code to your students
  • See which of your students are taking part, and what they’re asking
  • Book an exclusive live Chat for groups of students at a time that suits you best

Darwin Tree of Life activities will continue until 2022.

The activity all online and accessible from school or at home.
All your students need is a computer or tablet, and Internet access – no audio or video is needed.

Take part ❯