The UK's Nationwide Geology Club for Children

Join us on a Dinosaur of China Exhibition Visit – 23 August 2017
Jul19

Join us on a Dinosaur of China Exhibition Visit – 23 August 2017

Dinosaur of China Exhibition Visit  – Wednesday, 23 August 2017 Location: Woolaton Hall, Nottingham NG8 2AE   Flying dinosaurs – recent fossil discoveries have changed the way we understand the evolution of Dinosaurs.  From ground shakers to feathered flyers – Rockwatchers are having a special trip to the Dinosaurs of China Exhibition at Woolaton Hall, Nottingham during the summer school holidays.  This is a...

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How to stop summer holiday boredom!
Jul03

How to stop summer holiday boredom!

It’s almost the summer holidays when many of you will enjoy a well deserved break from school. If, however, the thought of the long weeks at home bores you then we have just the thing for you! Every year we run a competition for Rockwatchers to encourage you to hone your skills and interests in geology by sending us something geological. For the under 16’s we invite entrants to submit a geological creation of...

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Vital for fossil hunters!  New NHM Fossil Explorer app.
Jun01

Vital for fossil hunters! New NHM Fossil Explorer app.

The Natural History Museum has just released a new version of their Fossil Explorer app. So, now that the sunny weather is here, it’s time to go on a fossil hunt. Then you can get on the app and see what you’ve found.  It’s a field guide to common fossils in Britain. And when you’ve discovered what it is you’ve found don’t forget to let us at Rockwatch know. Just go to the NHM website to download...

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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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‘Behind the Scenes’ at the Oxford Museum of Natural History
Mar30

‘Behind the Scenes’ at the Oxford Museum of Natural History

Fascinating ‘Behind the Scenes’ visit.  Briefed in the main hall then off to explore the areas the public don’t usually get to see.  Rockwatchers spoke to real palaeontologists and found out what work they do.  Inspiring!

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Volcanoes – New Exhibition at the Bodleian Library, Oxford
Mar07

Volcanoes – New Exhibition at the Bodleian Library, Oxford

From fire-belching mountains to blood-red waves of lava, volcanoes have captured the attention of scientists, artists and members of the public for centuries.  This exhibition in the Weston Library at the Bodleian has eye witness accounts, scientific observations and artwork charting how understanding of volcanoes has changed over the millennia. Some of the most spectacular volcanic activity is in the exhibition: the 79AD eruption of...

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