The National Maritime Museum in Dun Laoghaire houses a large number of artefacts of interest and relevance to both primary and secondary level students. Many of the exhibits are interactive and the education team has prepared worksheets to assist both the teachers and pupils in making the visit more worthwhile.
ESA has announced Space Summer Workshops for teachers (primary and secondary) 6th - 8th July. Closing date for applications is 18th April. ESERO Ireland is offering 8 bursaries of €250 to assist with costs of travel on a lottery basis. Teachers can apply for bursary once their place on the course has been confirmed.
Do your students have a fresh, innovative idea for an event that can help increase people’s awareness and appreciation for the ocean? Then ask them to make a quick video (less than 2 minutes) and submit it HERE and your idea could become reality. Closing date for entries is 31st of March.
DCU invites you and your students to a lecture by Spacecraft Systems Engineer and STEM education advocate, Amber Gell. The talk will take place in the Helix, DCU at 11am on Tuesday 5th April and is entitled “It’s not Rocket Science! Oh wait… Yes it is!”. Register in advance on line.
Ryan Tubridy radio interview with Amber Gell.
Continuing the "Physics@Work" series for Science Teachers on Tuesday 15th March at 7.30pm upstairs in The Ferryman, 35 Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, D2. (opposite National Convention Centre) "An illustrated talk and tour of Dublin's Victorian Diving Bell" by Joe Ryan, Irish Coast Guard.