For much of human history, women were officially excluded from the scientific realm. However, in spite of their invisibility in the history narrative, this did not mean that science was exclusively a man’s world!
Birthday greetings to Sr Mercedes Desmond, one of the founding members of the Irish Science Teachers' Association as she celebrates her 90th birthday. Breithlá shona dhuit!
Google have recently launched three new education resources. Google in Education booklet, revamped website, and Google+ Page will help educators, students, and parents find Google resources that are useful to them.
Congratulations to Crana College, Buncrana, Co. Donegal, who were awarded the first place prize of €1,200 for their Science department in the 2012 ISTA PharmaChemical Ireland Teacher Awards.
Following the successful consultation meetings held with members in branches around the country throughout the month of September, overall reports in each of the subject areas were prepared by the relevant subject subcommittee convenors; Ms. Una Moroney (Biology), Mr. John Daly (Chemistry) and Mr. Sean Finn (Physics).
Click4ESOL are developing iphone apps for science and are looking for science teachers with an EAL/TEFL background to evaluate the content for the modules.
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.