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Dino-craft at the British Geological Survey, NHM London – Tuesday 16 April
Apr11

Dino-craft at the British Geological Survey, NHM London – Tuesday 16 April

Family craft fun!  Rockwatch is having a Dino-Craft Day in the British Geological Survey  shop on the ground floor of the Natural History Museum, London. Come along and make a plaster of Paris trilobite, handle fossils and bring your own to be identified.  Museum experts will then take you on a tour of the Earth Galleries, and tell you the facts and stories behind the exhibits.  We will be making things from 10.00 when the museum...

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Great fieldtrip to South Wales
Jun27

Great fieldtrip to South Wales

Wonderful weekend fieldtrip to South Wales – and the sun shone! Meilyr found a great dinosaur footprint!  A hand is a useful scale. Make sure you don’t miss out on future adventures – the new Rockwatch Events Leaflet is being worked on at the moment and will be landing on your door mat in about 10 days time.  Make sure you book quickly so that you don’t miss out on a trip you might like to go on!...

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Amber specimen offers rare glimpse of feathered dinosaur tail
Jan10

Amber specimen offers rare glimpse of feathered dinosaur tail

A dinosaur tail complete with its feathers has been discovered trapped in a piece of amber.  Even though these aren’t the first to be found, earlier specimens have been difficult to definitively link to their source animal.  This tail consists of eight vertebrae from a juvenile preserved in 3D with microscopic detail.  Professor Mike Benton from the School of Earth Sciences at the University of Bristol, former President of the...

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