The UK's Nationwide Geology Club for Children

Dippy the Diplodocus is on the move!
Nov22

Dippy the Diplodocus is on the move!

Dippy the Diplodocus is about to begin a tour of the country – visiting a cathedral, a parliament or a community centre near you! Since 1905 Dippy has been living in the main entrance hall of the Natural History Museum and has delighted visitors ever since, but now it’s time to be seen outside the capital. Dippy is a replica of a near-complete Diplodocus carnegii skeleton uncovered in the western USA in 1898. King Edward VII saw...

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Rockwatchers Fossilhunting
Sep26

Rockwatchers Fossilhunting

Rockwatchers out and about.  An excited group of new and existing Rockwatch members had a great time exploring the Silurian sediments of Whitman’s Hill Quarry last Saturday.  Lots of fossils were found including two superb trilobites and a range of brachiopods and...

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Rockwatch Magazine – Issue 73
Jul26

Rockwatch Magazine – Issue 73

Issue 73 contents list: published July 2016 73-a-waterfalls-age-old-secret ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 6 A WATERFALL'S AGE-OLD SECRET HERE COMES SUMMER FUN See some of the great field trips we’ve had recently and check out some stunning new sites we have in store for you over the summer and early autumn. Check the website for details of these forthcoming field trips and register early to avoid disappointment as many trips...

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Former Rockwatcher is lead geologist in Dinosaurs of China Exhibition summer 2017
May18

Former Rockwatcher is lead geologist in Dinosaurs of China Exhibition summer 2017

Rockwatch is delighted to share that former Rockwatcher, Dr Adam Smith is the lead geologist in a brand new exhibition coming to Nottingham next summer in 2017. Dr Smith , who credits Rockwatch for helping to foster his passion for geology, has been the driving force behind this major event. The collection features rare and never seen before fossils and specimens from Asia and includes dinosaur bones as well as soft parts such as skin...

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New Rockwatch Website!
May05

New Rockwatch Website!

Rockwatch is delighted to launch it’s new website – the official website for Rockwatch – the nationwide Geology club for children and young people. As well as providing information about Rockwatch, the new website offers opportunities for people to join and renew their membership online for the first time. It also enables members to book to come on Rockwatch events, including one-day and residential field trips,...

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Earlybird Events this Autumn
May05

Earlybird Events this Autumn

Now you can book online to register for Rockwatch events why not look ahead and make a note of these earlybird events coming up later this year. 15 October 2016 – Sidmouth Science Festival 29 October 2016 – Dinosaurs head for Barnes 5 November 2016 – Festival of Geology at UCL Some events have a limited number of spaces so it’s a good idea to book early to avoid disappointment. We hope to see you...

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