Geology

Learn how looking at earth and rocks reveal secrets about life on the planet and climate change, plus discover the power of volcanoes, earthquakes and plate tectonics.
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  1. An introduction to forensic geology

    Course Date: Tue 6 Feb 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Examine how the science of geology is applied to help solve crimes and explain apparently baffling physical events: from twice-buried murder victims to massive sink holes, the analysis of minerals, pigments and rock types can provide vital evidence.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £39.00

  2. Exploring rocks, fossils and minerals

    Course Date: Sun 13 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore agates, ammonites, granites and more. A hands-on introduction to the basics of the identification and classification of the common rocks, minerals and fossils.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  3. Exploring rocks, minerals and fossils

    Course Date: Sun 1 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore agates, ammonites, granites and more. A hands-on introduction to the basics of the identification and classification of the common rocks, minerals and fossils.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £31.00
    Concession: £20.00

  4. Geological forces: a close-up look at the dynamic earth

    Course Date: Tue 9 Jan 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £35.00

  5. Geology and London

    Course Date: Sun 15 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore how the geology below greater London has shaped its landscapes, infrastructure and built environment, making it such a fascinating and visually diverse city; look at stone types and their effects on the buildings around us.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

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    Introduction to geology

    Course Date: Sun 2 Jul 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Geology, the study of solid Earth, rocks and the processes by which they change, is a vast subject covering billions of years of history and offering insights into areas such as past climates and the history of life. Discover more about the underlying principles of this important science such as plate tectonics, how rocks are made and the evolution of life.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £31.00
    Concession: £20.00

  7. Science guest lecture: geology - the discovery of the world's oldest fossils

    Course Date: Fri 24 Nov 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    How long has Earth been home to life? What are the implications for dating the beginning of life on earth and the search for life on other planets? Matthew Dodd presents the latest findings from the University College London team who believe they have identified the oldest known fossils from at least 3.77 billion years ago.
    Full fee: £9.00
    Senior fee: £9.00
    Concession: £9.00

  8. The geology beneath British landscapes

    Course Date: Tue 25 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Britain encompasses a fascinating variety of beautiful landscapes, from the lakes and hills of the north-west to the flatlands of East Anglia. This course gives you a practical introduction to the unique geology beneath these areas, covering main rock types and geological periods.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £26.00

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