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Applications open for participation in SonS 2024 festival

25th March 2023

Apply here before 30th September 2023 for a chance to represent Ireland at the 13th European Science on Stage SonS2024 festival which will take place from 12-15 August, in Turku Finland. At the Science on Stage festival,… Read more

SonS 2022 Book published

25th March 2023

This science teaching resource presents demonstrations and teaching ideas prepared and selected by the Irish Science on Stage team that attended the 12th European Science on Stage festival took place from 24-27 March 2022 in… Read more

Karen Marry – Unlocking Imaginations: Developing computational thinking with primary school students

8th April 2022

Karen Marry, Scoil Bhride, Cannistown National School To prepare students for the future, educators must design science lessons that embed digital technologies in new and innovative ways. This project used Bee-Bots, ScratchJr, LegoWeDo and BBC… Read more

Julia Dolan – Dramatic Science

8th April 2022

Julia Dolan | Clonkeen College | Dublin | Ireland This project consists of a sample of science lessons which use specific drama-based pedagogies (DBP) as seen in the image above. The need for methodologies that… Read more

Jennifer Egan – Air pollution, evidence from satellite data & human habits

8th April 2022

Jennifer Egan, Goatstown Educate Together Secondary School During Covid 19 Lockdown in Ireland, students had a unique opportunity to measure air pollution levels when people could not and did not move around and drive their… Read more

Michael Kavanagh – Toys, Science, Mars and SDGs! Could you survive on Mars ?

8th April 2022

Michael Kavanagh| St Augustine’s College| Dungarvan, Co Waterford | Ireland The purpose of this project is to use a Mars theme to excite students about design and engineering and to help them appreciate the importance… Read more

Jane Shimizu – Flight… Up, Up and Away! (Joint Project)

8th April 2022

Jane Shimizu, Scoil Chaitriona Junior, Galway, IRELAND Audrey Boyd, St. Mary’s Primary School, Fivemiletown, NORTHERN IRELAND, UK Our joint Irish-Northern Irish project used the theme of “flight” to engage primary school students in STEM education…. Read more

Declan Cathcart – The Good, the Bad and the Complex (Joint Project)

8th April 2022

Declan Cathcart, Temple Carrig School, Greystones, IrelandAndrea van Bruggen- van der Lugt, Willem van Oranje College, Waalwijk, The Netherlands A series of activities have been designed and developed for secondary school laboratories and classrooms. The… Read more

Máire Duffy – Radio Astronomy at School (Joint Project)

8th April 2022

Máire Duffy | Clonkeen College| Dublin| IrelandNelson Correia | Escola Secundária Maria Lamas| Torres Novas| Portugal Radio Astronomy at School is a project that aims to promote students’ interest in astronomy and physics in the… Read more

Irish delegation to participate in Science on Stage Festival 2022 announced

31st October 2021

The 12th European Science on Stage festival will take place from 24-27 March 2022 in Prague, Czech Republic. At the largest European educational fair for STEM teachers around 450 primary and secondary school teachers from… Read more