The UK's Nationwide Geology Club for Children

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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Issue 82 of the Rockwatch Magazine
Jul28

Issue 82 of the Rockwatch Magazine

Issue 82 Contents List: published July 2019 ABSOLUTELY MARBLEOUS ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 ABSOLUTELY MARBLEOUS Summer Inspiration Our full summer programme of events to come Morocco – it’s just like Devon Familiar sights in far-off places New Light on Mass Extinction What Happened 66 mya? Discovering Mary Anning’s Fish-Lizard Volunteer’s detective work pays off Bird’s Feet and Dogs Too!...

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Fossil hunting and geology on the Dorset Coast 29 July – 2 August
May23

Fossil hunting and geology on the Dorset Coast 29 July – 2 August

Rockwatchers had a fabulous time on our annual residential fieldtrip to the wonderful coast of Dorset and Devon.  Five days exploring the exceptional geology of the area, hunting for fossils and walking in the steps of famous geologists from long ago!  And they even managed a boat trip and visit to Brownsea Island! Look out for our annual trip to the Jurassic Coast and book for next year.  It’s an experience not to be missed. ...

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