Space Week CPD for Primary Teachers

Course description

NOTE: DATE CHANGE, to Wed 19th Sept (originally advertised 17th)

Space Week CPD for Primary Teachers

This 2-hour course will show participants how to use inquiry-based learning techniques to promote children's learning and understanding of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). Participants will also explore activities that support the theme of Space Week, in particular "Dark Skies and the Effects of Light Pollution."  These design and make activities use the DPSM/ESERO Framework for Inquiry and incorporate ICT skills.

This course is being offered with the support of Science Foundation Ireland and ESERO Ireland (European Space Education Resource Office).

Science Foundation Ireland Discover Science & Maths Award
Space Week is an opportunity for primary school students and teachers to learn more about space. Space themed activities can count towards the criteria for the Science Foundation Ireland Discover Science & Maths Award.

Tea and coffee will be served at the start of the session.

Note: all sessions require a minimum of 10 participants to run


Venue: Blackrock Castle Observatory, 17th September, 6-9pm Centre Details, date and time etc.


For further details of the course content, please contact Frances McCarthy of Blackrock Castle Observatory by email: 


Category Primary
Date Wednesday 19 September 2018 - Wednesday 19 September 2018
Time 6-8pm
Presenters Frances McCarthy , Mary Kelleher
Code 18-1142
Fee €0.00
Venue Blackrock Castle Observatory, Blackrock, Cork
Places 1 places remaining
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