The BGS will be holding an event for children with the help of Rockwatch, THE
club for young fans of fossils, rocks and dinosaurs, and other special guests for hands-on science! Join in a fascinating range of activities and ‘behind the scenes’ tours.
• Try your luck at gold panning.
• Generate an earthquake.
• Make your own fossil replicas.
• Touch a mammoth or a dinosaur bone.
• Discover the amazing mineral treasures of the Earth.
• Take a walk through 2 billion years of earth history on our spectacular Geological Walk.
• Zoom through the landscape in our immersive 3D lecture theatre.
• Visit the BGS Core Store, home to 200 kilometres of borehole core and millions of geological samples.
• Meet real geologists and find out what they do and why we need them.
• Browse in our shop for maps, books, minerals, fossils, jewellery and much more.