The UK's Nationwide Geology Club for Children

Beat the Summer Holiday Boredom and Become and Rockstar!
Jun29

Beat the Summer Holiday Boredom and Become and Rockstar!

If you’re looking for ways to ease the holiday boredom then our summer competition might cheer you up, and you could end up being a Rockstar! Every year, Rockwatchers from around the UK enjoy putting together geology projects on topics that inspire them, and submit them to our Rockstar Young Geologists’ Competition. Children and young people from ages 4-18 take part, whether they’re newbies discovering geology for...

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Come Fossil Hunting at Kings Dyke Nature Reserve, Peterborough
Jun22

Come Fossil Hunting at Kings Dyke Nature Reserve, Peterborough

Join us for the next Rockwatch field trip on Saturday 2 July 2022 to Kings Dyke Nature Reserve near Peterborough. The area is historically famous for brick making thanks to the abundant clay pits but it is also extremely rich in Jurassic-age fossils. Many of the original pits have been made into nature reserves and it’s one of these we’ll be visiting. With the help of Rockwatch Guides, Rockwatchers are very likely to find...

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Next Rockwatch Field Trip – Hunt for Pebbles at Thorndon Country Park
Jun06

Next Rockwatch Field Trip – Hunt for Pebbles at Thorndon Country Park

Did you know that every pebble tells a story? Do you want to know how to identify 80 million year old pebbles? Would you like to know how pebbles tell us about past global climate changes? Join us and other Rockwatchers on our next field trip to find out!  We’ll spend the afternoon of Saturday 11 June from 2pm in the beautiful Essex countryside at Thorndon Country Park learning all about pebbles. It’s a vast and...

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Join Rockwatch and Lowewood Museum for some Fossil Fun!
Mar24

Join Rockwatch and Lowewood Museum for some Fossil Fun!

Please come along and join Rockwatch and Lowewood Museum for a day of Fossil Fun on Friday 8 April 2022 from 10.30am-4.00pm. There’s no need to book in advance and entry is FREE! Fossil fun activities include – Making a Jurassic landscape Creating your own plaster cast fossils Dino hunt around the museum Bring your fossils to have them identified and see other fossils on display Admission is FREE but donations are welcome....

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Issue 87 of the Rockwatch Magazine: published April 2021
Apr03

Issue 87 of the Rockwatch Magazine: published April 2021

Issue 87 Contents List: published April 2021 basalt-biscuits ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 Basalt Biscuits recipe MINERALS IN YOUR MOBILE What goes into your cellphone TOOTHY TALE OF A SPINOSAURUS Fossil inspiration for a good story SITE-SEEING IN PARYS An adventure near to home WOOD YOU BELIEVE THE GEOLOGY? Fossils in inner-city London CURLING STONES – STRAIGHT FACTS The special granites behind a sport TAKING ON THE...

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