This group is meeting via ZOOM throughout 2021
|This group started in April 2019|
Springwood Community Centre
Second & Fourth Monday
Group Liaison (Kevin Stock)
Can you identify rocks? What are fossils? What is Plate Tectonics?
Our geology group has fun learning about these topics and many more in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.
Geology 2 started in April 2019 and so far have studied Minerals, Igneous rocks and Sedimentary Environments.
Monday 9 Dec 2019 Geology 2 Trip to Kimmeridge
On a dry sunny winter's day 14 of us visited the Etches Fossil Collection at Kimmeridge in Dorset. Fossils collected locally over a lifetime by Steve Etches are beautifully preserved here and provide a deeper understanding of the Jurassic environment over 100 million years ago. After lunch in the local restaurant we then tried our own fossil collecting finding plenty of ammonites in the soft clays at Kimmeridge Bay.
In September 2019 we went Fossil hunting at Bracklesham Bay where there are deposits that are 45 Million years old. We managed, between the showers, to find quite a hoard!