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National Maritime Museum of Ireland

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 Summer Workshops

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. 


Sea Change: Think Big Think Ocean Ideas Contest

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.


Space Science Lecture for 2nd Level Students

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. 


SEAI School Workshops

SEAI will be delivering lots of Post Primary Energy and Climate Change workshops to secondary school science and transition year students around the country. More information www.seai.ie/Schools/School_Workshops


GIREP

GIREP Newsletter.


Limerick for Engineering

On Tuesday 19th April there is an opportunity to find out about Careers in Engineering at 7pm in South Court Hotel, Raheen, Limerick. A FREE event for students, teachers and parents with the opportunity to win iPads & iWatches!


Physics@Work for Science Teachers

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.    


ICASE World STE Conference in Turkey

The ICASE World STE Conference will take place in Turkey on November 1st - 5th 2016. Current ICASE newsletter attached.