Be a rock detective and explore how rocks are made and classified.

Ever wondered what is beneath our feet, how it got there and what is it made from?

In our Outreach program of ‘Beneath our Feet’ , students discover what rare and precious resources make up our planet, as they delve into the different types of rocks and apply scientific methods of categorising rocks based on a number of characteristics.

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The Earth isn’t just one big solid ball. It’s made up of different layers, a bit like an onion. Each layer you peel off is made up of different things and they do different things too. To find out more about what is beneath our feet, click the button below…

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