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Stardust Edition Go Extinct!: Evolutionary Tree Board Game

A project in Sugarhouse, UT by Stardust Science

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A fun way to learn the concept of Darwin's evolutionary tree with the Stardust version of this award-winning science game!
Backers: 253
Average Pledge Per Backer: $52

Funded: $13,272 of $12,800
Dates: May 26th -> Jun 25th (30 days)
Project By: Stardust Science
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Latest News

Woo hoo! We did it! Thank you SO MUCH!!

June 24th - via:
Stardust Go Extinct! succeeds! Thank you!! Thanks to all of your support -- both backing and sharing -- we have have exceeded our goal with a very exciting final day! We are so delighted to bring this game to you and your board gaming friends,... (Read More)

Last Week - We Need Your Help!

June 18th - via:
Hello Backers! I hope that you are all doing well and staying safe and healthy! We are almost 70% to our funding goal with one week to go in our project!  Please Help Share Any help with sharing this campaign would be very much appreciated. To make... (Read More)

Science to share! Why are there no flying kangaroos?

June 14th - via:
Hello backers!  Have you ever wondered, how do scientists use evolutionary trees? I just gave my answer to that big, open-ended question in an interview with Evolution Soup!  In this super fun and dynamic interview, I'll explain my major PhD... (Read More)

Combatting racism with science and #ShutDownSTEM

June 10th - via:
Hi Backers, Bailey and I have been talking about how to use this Kickstarter platform to support the Black Lives Matter movement and to provide resources to you. We're guessing that as Backers of a science game, you love science, you are science... (Read More)

Podcast Interview & Upcoming Webinar!

June 7th - via:
Hello Backers! We hope that you are all doing well! We are almost half way through our Kickstarter and we are almost half way to our funding goal! We like that kind of math! We would love your help with spreading the word about our project to any... (Read More)

Great 1st week! +Why did cats domesticate themselves?

June 1st - via:
Hello Backers!  Thank you so much for your support this first week! We're off to a solid start and we're confident we can keep building momentum to bring the Stardust Edition of Go Extinct! to life.  My name is Ariel Marcy and I'm the biologist and... (Read More)

Special NCSE Endorsement!

May 28th - via:
Hello Backers! We received a very special endorsement from the National Center for Science Education (NCSE) and we are so excited to share it with you. NCSE specializes in defending the teaching of topics such as evolution and climate change in... (Read More)

Thank You First-Day Backers, a Special Endorsement, and a Free Webinar!

May 27th - via:
Hello First-Day Backers! Thank you all so much for coming out on the first day of our Kickstarter to support us! Because of your generous support, we raised over 20% of our goal in one day! We really appreciate it. Teacher Institute for Evolutionary... (Read More)

This is (Still) a Fantastic Game for Any Young Science Enthusiast

It's a board game based on understanding Darwin's evolutionary tree! (Read More)

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