Trilobites made simple

Graham Worton, the Keeper of Geology at Dudley Museum and Art Gallery, talks about trilobites and how they got their name. He talks about the famous ‘Dudley Bug’ Calymene blumenbachii and how it is one of the best fossils in the world.

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Some different types of fossils

Graham Worton, the Keeper of Geology at Dudley Museum and Art Gallery, talks about the various types of fossils. This includes the ones we can see with the naked eye including dinosaurs and trilobites (such as the famous ‘Dudley Bug’) as well as tiny microfossils which are hidden within rocks and can only be seen through a [...]

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What is a fossil?

Here Graham Worton, the Keeper of Geology at Dudley Museum and Art Gallery, explains what a fossil is, how they form and how fossils can be used to tell the story of life on Earth.  He demonstrates that a fossil can be anything from a large dinosaur skull to a fossilised shell or Ammonite.

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What is geology? Part 2

Watch a short video of Graham Worton, the Keeper of Geology at Dudley Museum and Art Gallery, talking about his favourite subject; geology.  Learn how minerals form rocks and the differences between different rock types such as granite and basalt.

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