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Coastal habitats

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Coastal habitats Creative commons image Credit: Keith Marshall under NC-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 17 Jun 2012
Explore our UK coastal habitats through three distinct habitats: mudflats, Bass Rock and sandy shorelines.

Bang challenge: Help Liz break through the rocks

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Bang challenge: Help Liz break through the rocks Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 19 Apr 2010
Trapped behind layers of rock, can you use your knowledge of fossils to set Liz free?

Geological glossary

Geological glossary Copyrighted image Credit: OU
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 02 Jul 2009
A glossary of common geological terms.

Geology toolkit

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Geology toolkit Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 28 Mar 2008
Discover the unique landscape of the British Isles with our interactive Geology Toolkit, featuring a geology timeline, rock analyser, rock cycle,...

Geology toolkit: rock types

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Geology toolkit: rock types Copyrighted image Credit: OU - S260 course book
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Mar 2008
The Geology Toolkit helps explain the three main types of rock - igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary

Geology toolkit: safety tips

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Geology toolkit: safety tips Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Mar 2008
Use our guide to help you collect rocks safely, and within the rules.

Geology toolkit: the rock cycle

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Geology toolkit: the rock cycle Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Mar 2008
Use the Geology Toolkit to discover why it is important to know about rocks

Geology toolkit: what rock is that?

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Geology toolkit: what rock is that? Copyrighted image Credit: OU
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Mar 2008
You can use our interactive to help you identify an actual rock, or, if you don't have a sample, you can use one of our virtual rocks.

Geology toolkit: UK rocks by region

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Geology toolkit: UK rocks by region Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 26 Mar 2008
Use the Geology Toolkit to discover the UK's rocks, region by region

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Rocks in the field

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Rocks in the field Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2009
Introductory level Duration 40 mins Updated 07 Aug 2009
Geology is the scientific study of the Earth, its origin, structure, processes and composition. This album features The Open University's Glynda...