The UK's Nationwide Geology Club for Children

Rockstar Competiton!
Jun23

Rockstar Competiton!

A perfect time to work on your entry to our Rockstar Competition!  This is a past entry to inspire you – a wood ammonite! Your entry can be anything to do with geology  – rocks, fossils or minerals.  How about a dinosaur picture, a record of your past fossil finds, a story, a film, a snakes and ladders game with dinosaurs and sink holes!  Whatever you like, but it needs geological content that is accurate.  The judges will...

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Geologists’ Association Calendar 2020
Nov14

Geologists’ Association Calendar 2020

The Geologists’ Association Calendar is available and has wonderful photographs for every month. Buy your calendar now.  Just £5.00 plus postage from the Geologists’ Association website.

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Calling all Poets!  Enter the Hugh Miller Writing Competition
Nov12

Calling all Poets! Enter the Hugh Miller Writing Competition

The Hugh Miller Writing competition is named after one of Scotland’s most endearing geologists.  He was one of Scotland’s greatest nature writers and the competition aims to honour Hugh Miller’s legacy by inspiring new, original prose and poetry on the theme of Scotland’s geoheritage.    Young people under 25 are being encouraged to enter – so Rockwatcher’s, here you go!  We all know how talented...

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Fieldtrip to Scotland for Older Rockwatchers – May 2021
Nov11

Fieldtrip to Scotland for Older Rockwatchers – May 2021

Calling all Rockwatchers over 14!  Are you up for a geological adventure in May 2021. Rockwatch is having a fieldtrip to the north of Scotland.  We are heading to the Inverness area, staying at a hostel in Ancheninver .  We’ll be exploring the geology of that area, visiting Knockan Crag and looking at sites in the North West Scotland Geopark.  The trip is for 4 nights with food and transport from Inverness included. It’s a...

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Festival of Geology on 2nd November
Oct21

Festival of Geology on 2nd November

Join us at University College London for this year’s Festival of Geology.  It’s the largest of it’s kind in the UK and has plenty to do for all ages. Children can enjoy the activities in the Discovery Room with Fossil Plaster casting, fossil identification, a Jurassic Diorama workshop and can discover all about microfossils by peering down a microscope! There are stalls from all over the country where you can find...

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