The UK's Nationwide Geology Club for Children

Festival of Geology 2018
Nov15

Festival of Geology 2018

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!

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Rockstar Competition Winners!
Nov15

Rockstar Competition Winners!

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!

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Wonderful Wales!  Great Rockwatch trip to Pembrokeshire!
Jul26

Wonderful Wales! Great Rockwatch trip to Pembrokeshire!

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.

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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
Nov20

Rockwatch Magazine: Issue 77

Issue 77 Contents List: published November 2017 star-performers ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 STAR PERFORMERS STAR PERFORMERS Rockstar and Rockwriter competitions. ON THE TRAIL OF QUAKES Seismometer history. MODEL WAY TO SELL DINOSAURS Dinosaur miniatures auctioned off. UNLOCKING WENLOCK’S SILURIAN TREASURES Unlocking limestone fossils. LOOKING INTO THE LANDSCAPE Sketching to capture your surroundings. ENJOYING STREET...

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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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