Please plan to arrive between 16:30 and 18:30. You can meet other course members in the bar which opens at 18:15. Tea and coffee making facilities are available in the study bedrooms.
20:30 How the Earth works - a review from pebbles to plate tectonics
22:00 Terrace bar open for informal discussion
09:00 Short talk followed by field excursion to Needingworth gravel quarry (subject to modification, weather and state of quarry). Please bring stout footwear (essential; preferably walking boots, or wellington boots), waterproof clothing in case of bad weather, and, if you wish, a thermos flask which can be filled at breakfast. Participants will at times need to be able to walk continuously for about 15-20 minutes within the quarry and over very rough and quite steep ground for short distances. Please also view the syllabus for further details on required equipment.
A packed lunch will be provided. Return by 17:30.
20:00 Unravelling geological events: dating techniques and geological structures.
21:30 Terrace bar open for informal discussion
09:00 Practical Session - yesterday's finds and other specimens
11:00 Further topics from the spectrum of geology
The course will disperse after lunch.
If you have any specific dietary requirements or allergies please inform our Admissions Team on firstname.lastname@example.org or +44 (0)1223 746262 if you have not already advised us of your requirements.
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