The UK's Nationwide Geology Club for Children

Ancient sea predator had giant head
Sep15

Ancient sea predator had giant head

It’s not every day that scientists are lucky enough to discover a brand new species let alone new genus – or category of living things which share common characteristics. So when they do, there’s understandably a bit of a buzz around the story. Science writer, Rachel Fritts reports that findings of a brand new ancient sea predator have been unveiled with a massive head which would have ruled the bottom of the oceans...

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Rockstars Competition Deadline is Tomorrow!
Sep07

Rockstars Competition Deadline is Tomorrow!

Remember it’s the Rockstars Competition 2021 deadline for sending in your entries by close of play tomorrow – the 8th September 2021. So, dot those ‘i’s’ and cross those ‘t’s’ – save and click send! We’re looking forward to receiving your hard work and enjoying reading and seeing what geology topics you’ve brought to life. We absolutely love receiving every single...

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Get your Rockstar 2021 Competition Entries in!
Aug31

Get your Rockstar 2021 Competition Entries in!

With more than a week left before the competition deadline, there’s still plenty of time for you to send us your geology inspired projects. Perhaps you’ve visited the Jurassic Coastline or one of the UK’s mountains ranges, or you’ve enjoyed a trip to a museum or visitor centre and found out about an area of interest. Maybe you’ve added some interesting rocks or fossils to your collection and have found out more about them. Whatever...

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Want to be a Rockstar 2021?
Aug17

Want to be a Rockstar 2021?

Looking for a fun activity to fill the holidays? Why not take part in this year’s Rockstars Competition – you might just become one of our Rockstars of 2021! If you’ve had the opportunity to visit the seaside or other parts of the countryside since you broke up from school you may well have been inspired by the geology around you. Or, perhaps you’ve lost yourself in a good book, a museum collection or film learning more about a...

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Issue 88 of the Rockwatch Magazine: published August 2021
Aug15

Issue 88 of the Rockwatch Magazine: published August 2021

Issue 88 Contents List: published Aug 2021 CAPTURING GEOLOGY IN PHOTOS ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 HOW TO TAKE BETTER GEOLOGICAL PHOTOS CAPTURING GEOLOGY IN PHOTOS Tips on getting the best images FOSSILS IN HERALDRY Fossils embedded in public life VOLCANO TRAVELLER An adventure through the Americas JURASSIC DISCOVERIES Magic moments of fossil hunting ALL ABOUT GEODES What they are, what’s inside them ON TOR Geology...

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Aria’s Litter Picking Leads to First Fossil Find and now she’s Hooked
Aug11

Aria’s Litter Picking Leads to First Fossil Find and now she’s Hooked

Getting the fossil hunting bug can happen quite by chance as Aria discovered. Earlier this year, Aria was out being a litter picking hero in her local community of Haddenham in Buckinghamshire when she came across a fossil. Being curious about her first fossil find, Aria got in touch with Rockwatch to find out more about it and we’re thrilled that this led to her joining Rockwatch and exploring her newfound interest in geology...

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