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Discontinued Use Of Chemicals

The following update regarding Circular 0014/2011 Discontinued Use of Chemicals was received from the Qualifications, Curriculum and Assessment Policy Unit of the DES:

ELEMENTS: The Chemistry of Life

Science Gallery’s flagship summer exhibition, ELEMENTS: THE BEAUTY OF CHEMISTRY, opened on Friday July 15th. ELEMENTS will take on the iconic periodic table and invite you to feel the chemistry.

Helping young people choose ICT careers

The Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) scheme of the European Commission wants to help young people to understand what their options are, and bring across some of the excitement of people who have a passion for science and technology.

New ISTA President

Congratulations to Charlie Dolan from Eli Lily who is the incoming President of ISTA and many thanks to Matt Moran for his splendid term of office.

Consultation on Junior Cycle Curriculum

A summary of the Junior Cycle Consultation Findings is now available on the NCCA website.

Revised Senior Science Syllabi

Consultation Meetings on the Revised Senior Science Syllabi will take place in September in your local Branches - check out Events for full details. The forum is also open for members to express their views.

School Science is part of ASE online, brought to you by The Association for Science Education and is the home to hundreds of free web resources that can add variety and new ideas to science activities. Partners bring their expertise to all areas of the science curriculum. Just search for key words and find fabulous and authoritative sites - it's a big world out there and schoolscience brings it a little closer. The stimulating and informative content is curriculum linked, but interactivity and animation mean that it never feels like school work!

Sustainable Energy

SEAI newsletter promoting sustainable energy

Science in School

'Science in School' is a European journal to promote inspiring science teaching. It covers not only biology, physics and chemistry, but also maths and earth sciences, highlighting the best in teaching and cutting-edge research, and focusing on interdisciplinary work. It is available FREE!

Life on Land DVD Encyclopaedia

Over the last twenty years, David Attenborough has made a series of programmes about the different groups of living creatures on earth - from plants and insects to amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals. These landmark series now form the Life on Land DVD Encyclopaedia.

European Space Education Resource Office

ESERO (European Space Education Resource Office) Ireland website is now live . It will act as a signpost to ESA (European Space Agency) education resources and space related teacher's workshops, competitions, conferences and news.


Science Spin is a free on-line digital magazine for all scientists. 

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