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Coastal habitats

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Coastal habitats Creative commons image Keith Marshall under NC-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
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 Copyright: 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?

Geology toolkit

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Geology toolkit Copyrighted image Copyright: 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: what rock is that?

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Geology toolkit: what rock is that? Copyrighted image Copyright: 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: the rock cycle

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Geology toolkit: the rock cycle Copyrighted image Copyright: 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: safety tips

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Geology toolkit: safety tips Copyrighted image Copyright: 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: UK rocks by region

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

Rough Science 3 New Zealand: Mike Leahy's diaries: Treasure hunt

Rough Science 3 New Zealand: Mike Leahy's diaries: Treasure hunt Copyrighted image Copyright: Production team
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Feb 2007
A bout of 'Possum flu' and a lack of science makes things glum for Mike Leahy on the treasure hunt challenge

Geology toolkit: landscape features

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Geology toolkit: landscape features Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Sep 2006
The Geology Toolkit helps explain some of the UK's familiar landscapes

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An introduction to minerals and rocks under the microscope

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An introduction to minerals and rocks under the microscope Copyrighted image Copyright: Used with permission
Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 21 Mar 2016
In this free course, An introduction to minerals and rocks under the microscope, you will experience the study of minerals using a polarising...