The SOS2011 Irish Delegation: Dr. Eilish McLoughlin, Mr. Paul Nugent, Ms. Michelle Dunne, Mr. David Keenehan, Ms. Stephanie Holden, Ms. Catherine Tattersall.
Science on Stage 2011
Science on Stage 2011 was held in Copenhagen Denmark from 16 – 19 April 2011. A programme of events can be downloaded here.
Eilish McLoughlin, CASTeL, Dublin City University
Paul Nugent, Teacher Network Co-ordinator, Santa Sabina, Dominican College, Sutton, Dublin
Catherine Tattersall, Sutton Park School, Dublin
Michelle Dunne, St. Josephs College Lucan, Dublin
Stephanie Holden, Intermediate School Killorglin, Kerry
David Keenahan, Teacher Network Co-ordinator, Gonzaga College Dublin
All members of the delegation presented their projects at the fair. Catherine Tattersall won honours for the Irish team with her “Colourful science aqua beads” project which gained a Teaching Award prize of €1000. Aqua Beads are hydroponic gel beads that can absorb up to 150 times their volume in water.
This participation was made possible by the grateful support of Institute for Physics in Ireland (IOPI), CASTeL at Dublin City University and the Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST).