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Thank you from your winner – Thomas!

Wow! I am very proud of winning the evolution zone in this year’s I’m a scientist, get me out of here! It would be traditional to thank everyone who voted for me but the most important people here are all the great question askers. I’ve loved the variety of questions; from dinosaurs to the weight of volcanos and black holes to (my favourite) why sharks have ampullae of Lorenzini. You guys are the next generations of great scientists, so if you are curious about the world, then get out there and ask all the questions you can think of… there is no such thing as a stupid question. It doesn’t matter what you want to investigate, science covers pretty much everything. At school I never imagined I would study 60 million year old octopus fossils or 300 million year old worms! I got asked a great question about how to … Continue reading

Posted on March 23, 2015 by modangela in News | Leave a comment

And the winner is…

The students have spoken. The votes have been double counted… Big congratulations to the Evolution Zone winner: Thomas Clements Hard luck to Thaddeus Aid but a huge thank you to everyone who took part. You were all brilliant. Students, don’t forget to tell us what you think about science now you’ve taken part. Log in to your profile, and fill in the questions in the box on the right hand side, to be in with a chance to win a voucher.

Posted on March 20, 2015 by ModShane in News | 3 Comments

The next scientist out is…

We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes and now reveal it’s game over for… Stephanie Bryant This leaves just “Walking disaster zone” Thomas Clements and “I am a rebel!” Thaddeus Aid to fight it out for the £500 prize tomorrow. Who would you like to see win tomorrow’s final battle? VOTE

Posted on March 19, 2015 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The second scientist evicted is…

We’ve counted the votes and you’ve now evicted… Adam Milligan The two scientists left standing after tomorrow’s eviction will battle it out in Friday’s final. Who do YOU want to see in the final? VOTE for your favourite! Students, has taking part changed your view of science and scientists? When you next log in and visit your profile, you’ll see a pink box with questions on the right. Fill in the questionnaire to be in with a chance to win a voucher.

Posted on March 18, 2015 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The first scientist evicted is…

The first scientist you’ve evicted is… Emily Seward One scientist will be evicted every day this week, and you get a new vote each day. Make sure to VOTE to keep your favourite in the competition. A student in each zone will win a voucher for asking great questions! And remember, you can comment on questions the scientists answer. Do you think the scientist is right? Do you disagree with them? Tell them!

Posted on March 17, 2015 by Moderator - Josh in News | Leave a comment