The Lapworth Museum of Geology has over 250,000 specimens and Rockwatchers are lucky to have been invited on a ‘behind the scenes’ tour to see many of it’s hidden treasures!
Issue 80 Contents List: published December 2018 the-silly-thief ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 THE SILLY THIEF Rockstardom! This year’s Rockstar competitions Earth inside out What goes on under our planet’s surface Cut, colour and stick your own 3D geology Have fun making a geology box Alien planets Where rocks are not what they seem Stone’s fossil secret cracked open How children’s game led to fossil finds When fossils come...
Fabulous Festival with lots of young geologists! Rocks, fossils, minerals, microscopes and Moon rocks – what more could you ask! If you didn’t make it – put it in your diary for next year when it will be on Saturday November 2nd. Make it a firm date!
Wonderful entries again this year and it was a great day at Anglo American for the presentations. Thank you all for sending such superb entries and if you didn’t win – better luck next year!
The tiny city of St David’s was the centre for an amazing trip to Pembrokeshire. A weekend fieldtrip with lots of geology, old slate quarries and sunshine! Check out the Events and try and come along on a fieldtrip. There’s a fabulous one to Cayton Bay in Yorkshire on 24th August! Otherwise check the list and see if you can come to any.
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.