The UK's Nationwide Geology Club for Children

Festival of Geology 2020 – save the dates!
Jun29

Festival of Geology 2020 – save the dates!

Exciting News! This year’s Festival of Geology – brought to you by the Geologists’ Association – will be taking place online on the 7th and 8th November. As always, Rockwatch will be involved in the fun and it will be totally FREE. We’ll share more details about what you can look forward to over the coming months but for now pop the dates in your...

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The Royal Society’s Summer Science Online Festival
Jun29

The Royal Society’s Summer Science Online Festival

Rockwatchers may be interested to explore The Royal Society’s Summer Science festival which takes place online from 13 – 17 July. It’s a packed itinerary featuring a free digital programme of talks, quizzes and videos celebrating cutting-edge and historic science. A great way to enjoy science from the comfort of your own...

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Issue 84 of the Rockwatch Magazine: published April 2020
Jun08

Issue 84 of the Rockwatch Magazine: published April 2020

Issue 84 Contents List: published April 2020 THE FIRST DINOSAUR HUNTERS ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 Victorian palaeontologists IN THE LAND OF ICE AND FIRE Seeing the geological wonders of Iceland GEOLOGY ON MY DOORSTEP Spotting the stony stories of town streets TRACING THE BIGGEST BLAST World-shaking volcanic eruptions THE FIRST DINOSAUR HUNTERS Victorian palaeontologists LIVING MY DINOSAUR DREAM Digging for remains in...

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Rockstar and Young Writer 2020 Competition Now Open!
Mar24

Rockstar and Young Writer 2020 Competition Now Open!

We’re excited to announce that this year’s Rockstar and Young Writer Competition for 2020 is now officially open for entrants! It’s a great way to spend some time while you are home-based during the Coronavirus pandemic and to enjoy putting your creation together. You could be in with a chance of winning some wonderful prizes too! Check out our tips page for some handy hints on what to do, and Download the Rockstar...

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Rockstar Competition 2020 Coming Soon!
Mar18

Rockstar Competition 2020 Coming Soon!

Details of this year’s Rockwatch Rockstars and Young Writers Competitions for 2020 are being finalised and will be announced very soon. With schools about to close, there will be many young people eager to fill their time with interesting and resourceful things to do so why not have a think about what you could do to enter this year? You could be one of this year’s winners!

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Virus – Rockwatch Events
Mar14

Coronavirus COVID-19 Virus – Rockwatch Events

In line with Government advice on dealing with the COVID-19 virus, Rockwatch has very reluctantly decided to suspend its fieldtrips and other planned events until further notice. In view of this we will not be publishing our usual Events booklet with the latest issue of the magazine. We are very sorry to have to disappoint our many Rockwatch club members and families who book onto these events – we’re disappointed too – but the...

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