Wexford Branch Meeting – Teaching the Earth and Space Strand at Junior Cycle Science level


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Wexford Branch Meeting

A branch meeting will take place next Monday night, 13th November. The topic for the meeting is  "Teaching the Earth and Space Strand at Junior Cycle Science level"

A talk will be delivered by Rory Geoghan in The Riverside Park Hotel, Enniscorthy.  One of the new strands in the Junior Cycle Science syllabus is entitled "Earth and Space". The objective of this presentation is to give teachers the knowledge and skills to teach this topic in a confident manner. The presentation will cover the topics of space, celestial bodies, planetary systems, gravity, space exploration, the scale of the solar system, galaxies, the Big Bang, etc.

Teachers will have the opportunity to discuss models (commercial and homemade) available to teach this strand. The session will include plenty of good teaching ideas.

Please contact S Fogarty at snjnfogarty@gmail.com to book a place.