The UK's Nationwide Geology Club for Children

Rockwatch Magazine Issue 68
Dec12

Rockwatch Magazine Issue 68

Issue 68 contents list: published December 2014 68-going-wild-about-fossils-for-cbbc-being-filmed ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 GOING WILD ABOUT FOSSILS FOR CBBC Issue 68 contents list: ROCKWATCH EVENTS See some of the exciting places Rockwatchers visited during the summer field trip season and share in the popularity of Rockwatch Family Fun days in museums and at Festivals of Geology around the country. GOING WILD ABOUT...

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Rockwatch Magazine Issue 66
Mar12

Rockwatch Magazine Issue 66

Issue 66 contents list: published March 2014 66-badlands-a-typical-days-collecting-from-the-flood-with-crocodile-teeth-on-the-lower-right ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 BADLANDS, GREAT FOSSILS Issue 66 contents list: ROCKWATCH EVENTS Exciting new places to visit during the field trip season are highlighted in this issue. You can now follow us on Facebook and Twitter. HOW TO DO FIELD WORK IN THE RAIN Join Zoe Morland on her...

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Rockwatch Magazine Issue 65
Dec12

Rockwatch Magazine Issue 65

Issue 65 contents list: published December 2013 65-dusty-business-spotting-the-next-site ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 5 DUSTY BUSINESS Issue 65 contents list: ROCKWATCH EVENTS Follow Rockwatchers around the country as they explore quarries and cliffs, hills and valleys during and exciting summer of field trips.   STAR-STUDIED! Share the excitement with our Rockstar competition winners on their special day at the HQ of...

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Rockwatch Magazine Issue 64
Jul12

Rockwatch Magazine Issue 64

Issue 64 contents list: published July 2013 64-crystals-from-butter-quartz-with-score-lines ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 CRYSTALS FROM BUTTER Issue 64 contents list: ROCKWATCH NEWS A review of some of our exciting events and activities over the past few months. CRYSTALS FROM BUTTER Ever tried butter sculpting? It’s a very old craft as Susanna van Rose explains. She carved a range of crystals such as you might find on a...

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Rockwatch Magazine Issue 63
Mar12

Rockwatch Magazine Issue 63

Issue 63 contents list: published March 2013 63-are-we-alone-kepler-22-diagram ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 ARE WE ALL ALONE? Issue 63 contents list: ROCKWATCH NEWS A review of just some of our exciting events and activities over the past few months.   COLLECTING – THE VERY FIRST STEPS Kirsty Pepper, former Rockwatcher, Rockstar winner and now a primary school teacher, shares the excitement of her class of 5 year olds...

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Rockwatch Magazine Issue 62
Dec17

Rockwatch Magazine Issue 62

Issue 62 contents list: published December 2012 62-down-in-the-salt-mines-salt-murgatroyd-lump-man ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 6 DOWN THE SALT MINES ROCKWATCH NEWS A review of just some of our exciting Events and activities over the past few months. SPARKLING ROCKSTARS See some of the fantastic entries to this year’s competition displayed at the HQ of the competition sponsor Anglo American Group Foundation during the...

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Rockwatch Magazine Issue 61
Jul10

Rockwatch Magazine Issue 61

Contents list for Issue 61: published July 2012 61-are-you-collecting-for-the-future ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 ARE YOU COLLECTING FOR THE FUTURE? ROCKWATCH EVENTS A review of just some of our exciting vents over the past few months. FUN WITH GEOLOGICAL FOOD Rockwatch member Fureya Nelson Riggott, shares some of her Rockstar 2011 prize-winning geo-recipes with readers. These yummy foods are fun and easy to make and...

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Rockwatch Magazine Issue 60
Mar12

Rockwatch Magazine Issue 60

Issue 60 contents list: published March 2012 60-diamonds–passengers-from-deep-earth ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 5 DIAMONDS – PASSENGERS FROM DEEP EARTH ROCKWATCH EVENTS Highlights of our events for members and the public around the country. RIGHT-WAY-UP ROCKS Alan Holiday shows us how to sharpen our detective skills to work out if the rocks we see are the right way up or if they have been inverted or overturned. You...

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Rockwatch Magazine Issue 59
Dec12

Rockwatch Magazine Issue 59

Issue 59 contents list: published December 2011 59-antique-fossil-finds ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 ANTIQUE FOSSIL FINDS Rockwatch Travels and Rockstar 2011 winners Highlights of Rockwatch events around the country to share with you and introducing the Rockstars of 2011. ROCKSTARDOM A wonderful collage of some of the Rockstar 2011 competition entries. ROCKS THAT COULD CHANGE THE WORLD Read how Cathy Cole explores the...

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Rockwatch Magazine Issue 58
Jul12

Rockwatch Magazine Issue 58

Issue 72 contents list: published July 2011 58-busy-at-lyme-regis ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 8 BUSY AT LYME REGIS Special days out with Rockwatch Some of our amazing field trips are highlighted in this section, along with school visits. HOT WATER IN THE WORLD’S COLDEST OCEAN From the research ship RRS James Cook, Cathy Cole and colleagues discover some startling things about life in the deep, dark Antarctic Ocean. Discover...

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Rockwatch Magazine Issue 57
Mar12

Rockwatch Magazine Issue 57

Issue 57 contents list: published March 2011 57-gems-from-the-forest ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 GEMS FROM THE FOREST Travel with Rockwatch and News from members Some of the highlights of Rockwatch events around the country to share with you.. GEMS FROM THE FOREST Tony Waltham tells us about mining for sapphires and other gem stones, carried out for over 2000 years at Ratnapura in Sri Lanka. The mining here is small scale...

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Rockwatch Magazine Issue 56
Dec01

Rockwatch Magazine Issue 56

Issue 56 contents list: published December 2010 56-a-handful-of-utah ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 A HANDFUL OF UTAH Rockwatch so busy on the road Some of the highlights of Rockwatch events around the country to share with you. A fantastic Rockstar double! See our annual competition winners. This year for the first time, we awarded two Rockstars, such was the high quality of entries. A HANDFUL OF UTAH Peter Doyle shares his...

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Rockwatch Magazine Issue 55
Jul01

Rockwatch Magazine Issue 55

Issue 55 contents list: published July 2010 55-all-about-_sarsens ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 All About Sarsens Book Reviews for and by Rockwatch members All About Sarsens Chris Green tells us what these strange stones are how they formed, what they have been used for and where we can find them. You might be surprised! What Can Rocks Tell Us About Space? Meteorites that condensed some 4.57 billion years ago from the...

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Rockwatch Magazine Issue 54
Mar01

Rockwatch Magazine Issue 54

Issue 54 contents list: published March 2010 54-fieldtrip-to-dorset ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 8 Fieldtrip to Dorset Rockwatchers’ book reviews Rock around the North Cornwall Coast Some of the fantastic geology around the north Cornwall Coast is explained by Alan Holiday and illustrated with some stunning photographs. Be sure to take this issue with you if you go there on holiday! Unconformities – Gaps in Time Learn how...

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Rockwatch Magazine Issue 53
Dec01

Rockwatch Magazine Issue 53

Issue 53 Contents List: Published December 2009 53-earth-is-a-pizza ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 8 Earth is a Pizza! Summer Fun with Rockwatch Highlights of the summer’s field trips with some of the fantastic fossils discovered. Meet the Rockstar prize winners! Wild Western Geology Peter Doyle re-lives every childhood dream, reporting on his visits to Western movie sites in the USA and Spain. See the movies through the eyes...

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Rockwatch Magazine Issue 52
Jul01

Rockwatch Magazine Issue 52

Issue 52 Contents List: Published July 2009 52-a geologist-in-virginia ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 8 A Geologist in Virginia On the Road with Rockwatch Enjoy some of the highlights of Rockwatch field trips around the country. The Danger Line in Northern Turkey James Barnet a former Rockwatch prize winner, now a working geologist, tells us as it is on the North Anatolian Fault! It is a highly active area and seismologists...

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Rockwatch Magazine Issue 51
Mar01

Rockwatch Magazine Issue 51

Issue 51 Contents List: Published March 2009 51-all-steamed-up-about-iceland ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 8 All Steamed Up About Iceland On the Road with Rockwatch Share some of the highlights of Rockwatch events around the country. All Steamed Up About Iceland Join Rockwatch member and former Rockstar, Oscar Lozada, on his school journey to Iceland. Share the magic of standing on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge as tectonic forces...

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Rockwatch Magazine Special Issue 50
Dec01

Rockwatch Magazine Special Issue 50

These are just a few of the exciting articles you’ll find in the Special Edition Earth Rocks issue number 50, of the magazine: 50-carney-fossil ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 FOSSILS IN THE PRECAMBRIAN FOSSILS IN THE PRECAMBRIAN John Carney tells us how two Leicestershire schoolboys were early discoverers of rare Precambrian fossils in the UK. DARWIN WAS A GEOLOGIST! Darwin, best known for his theory of evolution,...

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