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Explore with Darwin

Giant tortoiseExplore the natural world around your school for the 150th anniversary of Charles Darwin's book about evolution, "The Origin of Species."

Download our Explore with Darwin PDF to find out why Darwin is an interesting role model today

Read Explore with Darwin stories below from schools around the world to get ideas and inspiration.

Porto Praia primary school in Cape Verde

Porto Praia, Cape Verde

Children in Porto Praia Primary School learn about the ship which brought Darwin to Cape Verde.

Tomas de Berlanga pupils with tortoise and Randal Keynes

Galapagos, Ecuador

Tomas De Berlanga School on the Galapagos Islands track giant tortoises and set up Facebook sites for eight animals

Cudham primary pupils

Kent, UK

The school pond at Cudham Primary in Kent was used by Darwin for an experiment described in the Origin of Species

Pupils from Cape Verde

São Domingo, Cape Verde

High School Fulgencio Tavares explored their country side where Charles Darwin first experienced the tropics.

Pupils from Guangdong Experimental School High School

Guangdong, China

Guangdong Experimental High School bird watching lead to the discovery of a species new to south China.

Pupils from Verevo Comprehensive School, Russia

St Petersburg, Russia

Verevo Comprehensive School were amazed to discover woodlice are related to trilobites.

Pupils from Kaapa School in Estonia

Vorumaa, Estonia

Kääpa Comprehensive School pupils learnt to identify birds by their song.

Pupils from Xishan school in Taiwan

Taipei, Taiwan

Xishan Elementary School pupils surveying their forest had a close encounter with a butterfly eating their teacher's apple!

How did they do this?
Explore with Darwin schools have been supported by the Field Studies Council's international schools project In Darwin's Footsteps project and Randal Keynes and Charles Darwin Trust.

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