Online Resources

Tools of the Tradetootls of the trade
Want to try your hand as a geologist aboard HMS Beagle? The Tools of the Trade interactive will help you to find out more about the tools that Darwin used to map the locations he visited and to analyse and identify the geological specimens he collected.

 

wenlok reef

Exploring the Wenlock Reef
Find out more about the Wenlock Reef, one the museums most famous fossil collections. These pages provide a wealth of information about the creatures and the time and place in which they lived, with a focus on how earth scientists use detective work to collect and interpret evidence to piece these stories together.

 

For more resources and trails available in the museum, please look at our Museum Activities page.

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The UCM India Unboxed series continues with the puzzling story of the fiery meteorites which were cold to the touch when they fell to earth in northwest India 157 years ago.



This was the question we were asked by Kanta Kiyomoto a year 8 student at Cambridge International School. Kanta is studying various forms and sources of radiation for his Silver CREST award and wondered if we could help out with some radioactive gems.