Rocket Launcher Workshop

Make a compressed air rocket launcher from plumbing parts. Easy & cheap to make and take back to the classroom. Each teacher will receive a DVD full of resources to use with the launcher.

Date: Saturday 22nd October

Venue: Galway Education Centre

Time: 10am – 1pm

 

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EirGrid Interactive Shows for Junior Science

EirGrid, Ireland’s national electricity transmission operator is holding a series of live, fun, interactive shows in regional centres around Ireland during 2012. This programme is part of ESOF 2012 Dublin City of Science. Participation is FREE.

The show, which is based on the junior cycle science curriculum, will be interactive with an emphasis on practical experience and will help students develop an appreciation of the impact that electricity has on our lives and environment.

The student will develop a knowledge and understanding of:
• Important principles, core concepts, theories and facts relating to electricity and their application and impact in the everyday life of the student.
• The various forms of energy and how they are used to generate electricity and the need to develop economical uses of energy sources.
• The underlying electricity principles applied to industry, business and daily life at local, national and international level.
• Ireland’s economic dependence one electricity and the drive to exploit our renewable resources.
 

So where is it happening?

 
Maths WeekOct 16 2012, Intel Auditorium, Leixlip Co Kildare
10am SOLD OUT
1pm SOLD OUT
Science WeekNovember 12 Theatre Royal, Waterford
10am PLACES STILL AVAILABLE
1pm PLACES STILL AVAILABLE
 November 13 The Set Theatre, Langans hotel, Kilkenny
10am PLACES STILL AVAILABLE
1pm PLACES STILL AVAILABLE
 
How to book:
To register your class to attend one of the performances please email: schools@eirgrid.com
or call 01 237 00 00. Places are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment!

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