The UK's Nationwide Geology Club for Children

Dig Deeper: Fossils and Geology at Coombe Quarry, Mapperton
Aug03

Dig Deeper: Fossils and Geology at Coombe Quarry, Mapperton

The first field trip from home in our Dig Deeper series comes to us thanks to geology expert and Rockwatch friend, Dr Robert Chandler. Well known for his knowledge of the West Country, Robert shares many stories about a geologically significant site called Coombe Quarry. In fact, Rockwatchers may well have met Robert on previous field trips to this very quarry! This trip takes readers right back to the Jurassic Period, though...

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Summer Science Online talks freely available for all
Jul30

Summer Science Online talks freely available for all

Great news. The Royal Society’s Summer Science Online programme of talks and videos on a variety of fascinating topics, delivered earlier this month, has been made available for you to enjoy for longer from home. Head over to the Royal Society website and explore all the content for free! Content is generally suitable for science enthusiasts aged 12+. Enjoy!...

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Dig Deeper and explore some fascinating geological sites and topics with experts
Jul29

Dig Deeper and explore some fascinating geological sites and topics with experts

Rockwatch is thrilled to launch its new Dig Deeper series for Rockwatchers, where budding geologists will be able to explore geological sites and topics on the website thanks to our amazing team of geological experts! Renowned geologists – and regular Rockwatch ambassadors from around the UK – have rallied together during lockdown and beyond to bring you a series of field trips, essays, presentations and activities you can...

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Festival of Geology 2020 – save the dates!
Jun29

Festival of Geology 2020 – save the dates!

Exciting News! This year’s Festival of Geology – brought to you by the Geologists’ Association – will be taking place online on the 7th and 8th November. As always, Rockwatch will be involved in the fun and it will be totally FREE. We’ll share more details about what you can look forward to over the coming months but for now pop the dates in your...

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Rockstar and Young Writer 2020 Competition Now Open!
Mar24

Rockstar and Young Writer 2020 Competition Now Open!

We’re excited to announce that this year’s Rockstar and Young Writer Competition for 2020 is now officially open for entrants! It’s a great way to spend some time while you are home-based during the Coronavirus pandemic and to enjoy putting your creation together. You could be in with a chance of winning some wonderful prizes too! Check out our tips page for some handy hints on what to do, and Download the Rockstar...

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Book the Annual Residential Fieldtrip and Get First Year of Rockwatch Membership for Free!
May06

Book the Annual Residential Fieldtrip and Get First Year of Rockwatch Membership for Free!

Over time our residential fieldtrip to Dorset has become something of an annual pilgrimage for Rockwatchers. It’s a time when members come together with the Rockwatch Team and fellow experts and have a full daily programme in the summer exploring some of the most precious geological sites that Dorset’s Jurassic Coastline has to offer and a number of fun evening activities. These are not just any old geological  sites, but as...

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