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World University Rankings video competition

We are delighted to announce that a short 30 second video submitted by UCC and featuring extracts from a Chemistry Magic Show by Declan Kennedy has been selected as a finalist in the World University Rankings video competition. Please view this short clip!


EirGrid Interactive Shows for Junior Science

Eirgrid School Science Programme - Understanding Electricity: From Power Station to PlayStation, tries to bring the curriculum to life for Junior Cycle Science students. Courses run during Maths Week, Science Week & Engineers Week nationwide. For enqueries or bookings email schools@eirgrid.com or phone 01-2370000  


SciFest News Update

President Michael D Higgins announced as patron of SciFest. Another successful year for SciFest breaking all previous records.


Worldwise Global Schools

Worldwise Global Schools is making a call out to all schools to apply for funding for any social justice, development education or peace initiatives that they are planning to run for the academic year 2013-2014.


The Periodic Table of Videos

We are delighted that Prof Martyn Poliakoff, founder of the Periodic Videos will be attending the Annual Conference in Galway April 11th-13th 2014.


Chemistry All Around Us

The Chemistry Is All Around Network project, funded by the European Commission in the framework of the Lifelong Learning Programme (Comenius Subprogramme – Multilateral Networks), intends to promote the learning of chemistry providing access to:


Nanoscience Superhero Winners 2013

Congratulations to students from Loreto St Michael's, Navan, Co. Meath and Killarney Community School, Co Kerry, who won the "Design A Nano Superhero Competition". This competition was in collaboration with CRANN and The Science Gallery.


European CanSat competition 2013

A team of nine students from Coláiste an Phiarsaigh, Glanmire, were placed 2nd at the European Final of the CanSat competition. Fifteen teams from eight European Space Agency member states competed at the European Final in the Netherlands.


Award Winners 2013 announced

Congratulations to all the Award Winners: Lodge Award was given to Mr Paddy Daly and Science Educator of the Year went to Ms Siobhan Sweeney. The PCI Awards went to Loreto St Michael's, Navan and St Andrew's, Blackrock, Dublin.


CASTeL at DCU: Inquiry Based Learning

CASTeL at DCU will be running a series of workshops focused on Inquiry Based Learning during the summer break. Details attached.


Everyday Energy video clips

SEAI has posted some video clips on ‘Everyday Energy’ on their website.
http://www.seai.ie/Schools/Post_Primary/Resources/Videos


Looking at Biology

Looking at Biology: Teaching & Learning in Post Primary Schools. This composite report provides a detailed insight into students' experience of Biology at Senior Cycle.


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