The UK's Nationwide Geology Club for Children

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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Join Rockwatch at BGS on Saturday July 1
May25

Join Rockwatch at BGS on Saturday July 1

Come along to the British Geological Survey in Keyworth for their Family Day.  Rockwatch will be there with fun activities – learn all about geology while having a good time! The British Geological Survey’s Environmental Science Centre will have activites that show the wide scope and applications of their research.  You’ll even be able to see how they take core samples, essential for producing geological maps. There...

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Fossil collecting fieldtrip at Bracklesham, West Sussex – Saturday 22nd July, 2017
Apr11

Fossil collecting fieldtrip at Bracklesham, West Sussex – Saturday 22nd July, 2017

Another great fossil hunting fieldtrip along the shore in Bracklesham, West Sussex.  Bracklesham is a great place to hunt for fossil shells and sharks’ teeth which are 45 million years old.  Experts will be on hand to help you ‘get your eye in’.  You should be able to boost your collections with lots of  Eocene age fossils! The picture is of our last fieldtrip to Bracklesham with a Rockwatcher holding  a perfect...

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What’s in the latest issue of the Rockwatch Magazine: Issue 75
Apr01

What’s in the latest issue of the Rockwatch Magazine: Issue 75

Issue 75 Contents List: published April 2017 baseballs-magic-mud ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 BASEBALLS MAGIC MUD FIELD TRIPS TO THE GREAT OUTDOORS Check the Events Booklet enclosed with every issue of the magazine and register early using our new online event booking service for Rockwatch trips you want to go on. You then get the chance to collect your own fossils, rocks and minerals and can start your own fabulous...

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Rockstar 2017 Competition
Mar06

Rockstar 2017 Competition

  Every year we hold our annual competition and you can win some fantastic geological prizes. Our Rockstars competition is open for under 16s and our Young Writer competition is for 16-18 year olds. The entry form for the 2017 competition will be dropping onto your doormat with the next copy of the magazine early in April. Win Fabulous Prizes All section winners will each receive £150-worth of geological equipment, specimens,...

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