Rocks and Fossils Workshop

Ref: C2422980

Join Bev Fowlston, an enthusiastic Earth Scientist, and discover rocks and fossils. Learn how to identify some basic rocks and fossils through specimens and samples. Bring along your own collection for identification in this fun interactive session.

Course aim

To provide an introduction to rocks and fossils and how to identify them.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Identify basic rock types.
  • Identify some common fossils.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Some basic geological knowledge may be useful but not essential. Bring along any rocks or fossils you would like identifying.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Rocks and Fossils Workshop

Enrolment Conditions

This course is funded by the Greater London Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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