Fossil Fun for all the family - Rockwatch

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Fossil Fun for all the family - Rockwatch

Fossil Fun for all the family

Join Rockwatch and the British Geological Survey at Keyworth,

10am to 4pm, Saturday 17 March 2012

The BGS will be holding an event for children with the help of —

The club for young fans of fossils, rocks and dinosaurs. This year we are joined by the

National Space Centre, Royal Society of Chemistry, Ecton Mine Trust and the Russell

Society for even more hands-on science! Join in a fascinating range of activities and

‘behind the scenes’ tours for National Science & Engineering Week.

• Try your luck at gold panning.

• Generate an earthquake.

• Make your own fossil replicas.

• Browse in our shop for maps, books,

minerals, fossils, jewellery — and

much more.

• Stroke a Mammoth or a Dinosaur.

• Meet real geologists and find out

what they do.

• Discover the amazing mineral

treasures of the Earth.

• Find out why we need geologists in

space.

• Visit the BGS Core Store, home to

200 kilometres of borehole core and

millions of geological samples.

• Zoom through the landscape in our

immersive 3D lecture theatre.

Rockwatchers and non-members alike are welcome. Children must be accompanied

by an adult. There is no charge, but booking is essential. Please complete the form

overleaf or online at: www.bgs.ac.uk/familyfun

We have ample free parking for all visitors. Our security officer will show you where to

park and direct you to our new conference and exhibition centre. Refreshments will be

on sale.

For more information about Rockwatch, visit www.rockwatch.org.uk, or telephone

0207 7345398.

Complete the form overleaf if you would like to attend this event. Please provide

enough information for us to contact you in case any of the arrangements change

(e-mail is preferred), but please ensure your details are written clearly.


Please return this form to: Katie Tietjen, Family Fun at BGS, British Geological Survey,

Keyworth, Nottingham, NG12 5GG, or e-mail all the details to ctietjen@bgs.ac.uk

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