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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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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Dinosaur Competition Time!
Jan21

Dinosaur Competition Time!

Trilobites, Dinosaurs and Mammoths!   Enter our competition to win a copy of James McKay’s book ‘Trilobites, Dinosaurs and Mammoths’ which charts the extraordinary prehistory of the British Isles.  The story is told in 44 paintings, each a snapshot of a specific geological period with maps and explanations. All you have to win one of these two prizes is send us a dinosaur!  Draw, crayon or paint us a dinosaur picture...

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Issue 83 of the Rockwatch Magazine: published Dec 2019
Dec10

Issue 83 of the Rockwatch Magazine: published Dec 2019

Issue 83 Contents List: published Dec 2019 2019-Rockstar-winners ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 2019 ROCKSTAR WINNERS Rockstar Competition Entries and winners Blowholes – a Total Blast! How they’re formed, how they work Beneath the City’s Surface A model full of surprises Phone Age Minerals Use of minerals, now and in the future Going with the flow How Snowdon arrived in Essex! Fabulous Fossils in Morocco...

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Open Day at the British Geological Survey, Keyworth – Saturday 12 October
Oct04

Open Day at the British Geological Survey, Keyworth – Saturday 12 October

Join Rockwatch and the British Geological Survey for their Open Day. ‘Geoscience is for Everyone’ is the theme and there will be lots of hands-on activities, talks and tours.  You’ll also be able to see how new technology and data is used to deliver world-leading research to sense, understand and predict the Earth’s behaviour. Join us at The British Geological Survey, Kingsley Dunham Centre, Keyworth,...

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