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Discovering Geology

Download and print free educational resources, from colour-in maps to making volcano models, try our range of map viewers or learn about fossils and geological time.

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Climate change through time

Explaining our planet’s changing climate and the different rocks that formed as environmental conditions varied through geological time.

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Earth hazards resources

Make a volcano model or work through some classroom activities that introduce P- and S- waves, earthquake seismology and marsquakes.

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Fossils and geological time resources

You can download, print and make a number of paper dinosaur puppets to play with or colour-in a geological timeline to hang in your bedroom or classroom.

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Colour in Geology map

Maps

Explore or download a range of free-to-view, BGS maps to help you explore the rocks around you and learn more about geological time and climate change.

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Postcard geology

Find out more about sites of geological interest around the UK, as described by BGS staff.

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