The UK's Nationwide Geology Club for Children

Pliosaurus! at Bristol Museum now until 18 February
Nov10

Pliosaurus! at Bristol Museum now until 18 February

Great news! The exhibition ‘Pliosaurus!’ at Bristol Museum has been extended till 18 February, 2018 So travel back 150 million years, dive in and come face to face with the biggest and fiercest of all underwater beasts! It’s a ‘pay what you think’ exhibition. Visit then pay what you think it’s worth on leaving! Bristol Museum and Art Gallery Queens Road Bristol BS8...

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Rockwatchers at the Festival of Geology
Nov10

Rockwatchers at the Festival of Geology

Rockwatch had a great time at the Festival of Geology last weekend at UCL, London. Loads of you can and lots of you helped as well. It was really good to see you all – thanks for making the event such a success! Put it in your diaries now for 2018 – first Saturday of November. See you...

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Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor – More reading for you!
Sep28

Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor – More reading for you!

For plate tectonics and the ocean floor, there’s lots of fascinating detail online. Try some of these start words; oceanic crust, oceanic trench, lithosphere, Moho, Glomar Challenger, joidesresolution, black smokers, Alfred Wegener, magnetic stripes. These sites will lead you onto lots of other locations – happy exploring. Also online, Metageologist provides lots of reading about metamorphic rocks and connected topics. If...

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Great fieldtrip to South Wales
Jun27

Great fieldtrip to South Wales

Wonderful weekend fieldtrip to South Wales – and the sun shone! Meilyr found a great dinosaur footprint!  A hand is a useful scale. Make sure you don’t miss out on future adventures – the new Rockwatch Events Leaflet is being worked on at the moment and will be landing on your door mat in about 10 days time.  Make sure you book quickly so that you don’t miss out on a trip you might like to go on!...

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Fabulous Fieldtrip to Lincolnshire
Jun08

Fabulous Fieldtrip to Lincolnshire

Rockwatchers with their finds! Rockwatchers had a great day out with geologists Paul Hildreth and Mick Oates.  They found chunks of satin spar – a type of gypsum which was one of the typical signs of the desert deposits investigated. See if you can come next time!  Just keep an eye on the Events Leaflet to make sure you don’t miss any of the upcoming fieldtrips!  

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Don’t miss the Rockwatch Fieldtrip to Bracklesham on July 22
May18

Don’t miss the Rockwatch Fieldtrip to Bracklesham on July 22

Rockwatchers had such a great day fossil collecting in Bracklesham a few weks ago.  Wonderful fossils were found as you can see! And now you can have another opportunity to go there on July 22nd.  Hopefully you’ll need to bring sun screen! A great day out for the family!

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