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Esther RedhouseWhite

About Esther RedhouseWhite

Hi, I’m Esther, one of Life’s Public Engagement Officers. My job is to think up some of the cool stuff you can see and do if you visit Life. I like finding out about rockets and strange animals, and answering your questions about science.

Pre-school Day: Fossils

Old, worn, ammonite fossil on a rock, Lyme RegisWhat’s the oldest thing you’ve ever touched?

Maybe you didn’t realise what it was. The stones in buildings or pebbles on beaches can be millions of years old. In some types of rocks you find fossils, which are impressions of things that were alive long ago.

You can go fossil spotting yourself on the beach, in places like Seaton Sluice, near Whitley Bay.… Read more

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