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. Introduction to geology

    Course Date: Sun 19 Nov 2017
    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. Charles Clarke (MSc in Palaeoanthropology and Palaeolithic Archaeology from University College London) has a special interest in hominin evolutionary research and is also committed to introducing geology to a wider audience.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

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    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

  3. 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.



    Charles Clarke (MSc in Palaeoanthropology and Palaeolithic Archaeology from University College London) has a special interest in hominin evolutionary research and is also committed to introducing geology to a wider audience.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  4. 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. Charles Clarke (MSc in Palaeoanthropology and Palaeolithic Archaeology from University College London) has a special interest in hominin evolutionary research and is also committed to introducing geology to a wider audience.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £31.00
    Concession: £20.00

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