Build a Lego seismometer

You can build seismometer out of Lego, with this handy guide, to detect large earthquakes from around the world.

Build a BGS LEGO seismometer.

Updated! Earthquakes and School Seismology

Check out our updated Earthquakes and UK School Seismology pages.

Discovering geology

Information and resources for schools and colleges, lifelong learners or anyone with an interest in geology for education or leisure.
Browse the sections: Climate Change, Hazards, Time and Geology of Britain.

Colour-in geology map of the UK and Ireland

Download our free Colour-in geology map of the UK and Ireland.

GeoUK and Ireland map

Do you need to borrow some rocks and fossils for a classroom project?
Browse the BGS GeoUK and Ireland map

Timechart quiz

Don't get the hump with geological time!
Try our Geological timechart quiz

Climate change

Hazards