Geology is the study of the earth, the materials that
make up the earths structure. A geologist will
investigate the process that have shaped the earth and
investigate the rocks and minerals that are all around
us. This log book is perfect for the aspiring young
geologist to go out and record their own findings of the
earth around us., specifically looking at something that
interests many of us – Rocks.
Each guided prompt is made up of four pages. The first
three outline your activity and has space to record
your findings in an informative creative manner so you
and your child can reflect on the activity and learning
experience , the final page is allocated for additional
notes and observations to be made directed by you and
your child, allowing for personal direction and building
an autonomous approach to your child's learning. The
structure of the book is ideal a learning tool for a school
project, a personal project or as a home education
Designed to be suitable for children of primary school
age (6-11) this Journal is ideal for fostering a young
child's love of nature and their natural surroundings
and is produced in a manner that it can be used
anywhere at any time of the year. It can be dipped into
or used weekly as an activity to continually nourish a
child's natural desire to explore their surroundings.
What to take along on your
• Your journal and a pencil to take a note of
everything you see and do. Extra coloured
pencils may be great if you like to draw.
• Binoculars and a magnifying glass.
• A camera would be a perfect accompaniment on
any of these projects.
• A small jar for any specimens you may find so
you can collect, examine then return safely.
• A small bag to keep all your materials and
• A drink of water – exploring is thirsty work.
• A snack to sit down and nibble on whilst you
reflect on what you’ve seen and plan your next
• Suitable clothes – a hat if it is warm or
waterproofs if it could rain.
• A cloth or tissue in case you touch something a
bit yuck, even though that is one of the best
parts of exploring.
• A happy cheerful exploring attitude, after all
there is nothing better than being out in nature