Open Educational Resources


Here you will find all the resources identified by our tutors as useful for the study of this topic, arranged in ascending alphabetical order. Browse the tiles and descriptions to discover if there are any resources of interest to you, or click on any of the other keywords to see resources sorted by alternative topics.

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Type Title Description Keywords Full details
Link 3D Fossil collection

The GB3D Type Fossils Online project, funded by JISC, aims to develop a single database of...

Fossils view
Link Discovering Fossils (one of their many websites)

Information about fieldwork localities in Britain, with particular emphasis on fossils to be collected. Aimed at families with children, but...

Geology fieldwork, Fossils, Palaeontology, Geology of the British Isles view
Link Evolution - The Natural History Museum in London

A web resource about evolution in animals and human from the Natural History Museum in London. The material includes a mixture of short texts,...

Darwin, Fossils, Tree of life, Human biology, Evolutionary theory view
Link News and information about geology.

Go to Articles on top bar, to get a wide range of descriptive articles with illustrations, e.g. minerals, rocks, fossils, and much more.


Minerals, Fossils, Rocks, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Geological time, Plate tectonics, Climate change view
Link Life in the Palaeozoic

A course from the Open University that will introduce you to the explosion of evolution that took place during the Palaeozoic era. You will look...

Evolution, Fossils view
Link Mammals

An online resource on mammals from the Natural History in London. The material contains an online discussion board for identification of mammals...

Mammals, Biodiversity, Bats, Whales, Fossils, Dolphins view
Link Natural History Museum, London

Short articles, illustrations, videos, external links.  Find geology topics under rocks and minerals, fossils, evolution, natural disasters.

Rocks, Minerals, Fossils, Evolution, Climate, oceans view
Link United States Geological Survey

This is one of many USGS websites. Here you will find links to numerous web pages provided by USGS and the Smithsonian Institution.

Plate tectonics, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Fossils view
Link University of Southampton, School of Ocean and Earth Science: Images of minerals and rocks used in teaching and research.

Indexed images of specimens.  Minerals, igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks, labelled photomicrographs.  Click on thin sections and that...

Minerals, Rocks, Thin sections, Fossils view
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