This year's ISTA Annual Conference will take place in the Eureka Centre in UCC over the weekend of March 27th - 29th. To avail of Early Bird you should book early. Special membership rates! Click here for the Conference Website!
The fifth annual Google Science Fair, kicked off on February 18th. Together with LEGO Education, National Geographic, Scientific American and Virgin Galactic, Google is calling on all young researchers, explorers, builders, technologists and inventors to try something ambitious. Something that might just change the world around us.
The ISTA Annual Conference in Cork on 27th - 29th March 2015 will host a full day of talks, activities and teaching ideas for primary teachers who want to develop the teaching of science in their schools. Online registration and information at www.lifetimelab.ie First 20 Primary Teachers to register get a FREE teachers science book.
Please find attached flyers for the forthcoming PDST Chemistry & Physics Spring 2015 workshops and practical sessions.
1. To book a place for the Chemistry Practical Workshop please click here
2. To book a place for Strategies for introducing and developing difficult topics in LC Chemistry please click here
3. To book a place for the Misconceptions of Physics Workshop please click here
4. To book a place for our What happens next? workshops please click here
Dublin City University is currently working with the EU Inspiring Science Education (ISE) project in the development of engaging elearning resources for science classes. In February DCU will be holding an information webinar for schools interested in availing of digital resources and class plans developed in line with the Irish science curriculum. If your school is interested in obtaining more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Irish Science Teachers' Association award presented by Mr Charlie Dolan, President of ISTA, to Annie Regan from St. Nathy's College, Roscommon, for her project 'Analysing Le Chatelier's Principle'.
Congratulations to Ian O'Suillivan and Eimear Murphy from Coláiste Treasa who won the top prize at the 51st BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition with their Social & Behavioural project 'Alcohol Consumption: Does the apple fall far from the tree?" Congratulations also to their teacher, Derry O'Donovan, is a member of the Cork Branch of ISTA.
The 10th edition of Science & Technology in Action was recently launched by Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O'Suillivan. It should now be in all schools and has various on line resources that should be of value to teachers when preparing a Transition Year Science programme or getting ideas for projects to enter competitions such as SciFest & Young Scientist.
The Clean Tech Competition is a unique, worldwide research and design challenge for pre-college youth. The program encourages scientific understanding of real-world issues and the integration of environmentally responsible energy sources. Due to popular demand, registration for the Clean Tech Competition has been extended to March 6th.