The UK's Nationwide Geology Club for Children

Fabulous fieldtrip to see the Ichthyosaurs in Street, Somerset
Feb20

Fabulous fieldtrip to see the Ichthyosaurs in Street, Somerset

Rockwatchers had a really fabulous time on a private tour of the Alfred Gillet Museum in Street, Somerset. The Museum houses some of the finest Ichthyosaur fossils in the country and we had the benefit of experts showing us around. Thank you to everyone involved! And if you missed the trip, look out for the next Events Leaflet coming out next month and make sure you book early.

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Rockwatch Magazine: Issue 77
Feb20

Rockwatch Magazine: Issue 77

Rockwatchers should all have the latest issue of the magazine by now – and, on the cover, is the winning entry for our Rockstar Competition 2017. Jake Perrett, age 13, made a Seismometer to detect earthquakes! Remarkable – as were lots of the other entries. Time to get thinking, but don’t panic yet – you have till September to send your entry in!

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Jurassic fossil hunt in Dorset – Saturday 24 March 2018
Jan17

Jurassic fossil hunt in Dorset – Saturday 24 March 2018

Don’t miss a great opportunity to hunt for Jurassic fossils with Bob Chandler, an expert on the geology of the Dorset area with Rockwatch on Saturday March 24 from 10.30am-3.30pm. Find out more and book a place!

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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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