Rocks and Fossils

About the visit

Join us at Bewdley Museum as we take an in-depth look at Rocks and Fossils .Through practical activities and walks around the site, pupils will find out about what its like to be a Palaeontologist.

Topics include

  • The rock cycle
  • Rock properties and uses
  • Soil investigation
  • Mary Anning
  • Fossils and the geological timescale
  • Museum fossil hunt
  • Artefact handling
  • Museum fossil hunt
  • And more


Contact us to discuss your options and to book your visit.

Curriculum elements

Year 3 Science - rocks

  • Compare and group together different kinds of rocks on the basis of their appearance and simple physical properties.
  • Describe in simple terms how fossils are formed when things that have lived are trapped within rock.
  • Recognise that soils are made from rocks and organic matter.

old fossil

What's included

  • Learning sessions at Bewdley Museum
  • Activity sheets and other resources

Booking arrangements, costs and availability

Available all year round

Cost £7.50 per pupil, accompanying adults are free of charge.

Maximum of one school class