Meet the Irish SonS 2017 team – David O’Connell

16th March 2017

David O’Connell is a science teacher in Christian Brothers College, Cork.  The Magic of Science ‘The Magic of Science’ is a series of experiments which is aimed at igniting an interest in science amongst primary school students…. Read more


European STEM League

8th March 2017

Science on Stage Europe invites STEM teachers from all across Europe to implement the teaching ideas of the  teaching brochure “iStage 3 – Football in Science Teaching” in their own classrooms, testing the various experiments with… Read more


Football in Science Teaching: Now available in English

7th March 2017

How to calculate the perfect flight curve of a football? What type of grass is used at football grounds? Why do football players carry GPS sensors? Football is not only a sports game – it… Read more


Meet the Irish SonS team- Paul Nugent

9th February 2017

Paul Nugent is a member of the National Steering Committee for Science on Stage Ireland and has acted as participant, Irish delegation lead and scientific jury member at Science on Stage festivals. He has contributed… Read more


Meet the Irish SonS 2017 team – Nicola Sheehan

8th February 2017

Nicola Sheehan is a teacher at Donabate Community College  Numeracy with Knitting Nicola’s project involves teaching numeracy through knitting. Students are taught to knit, and when their confidence has been built up, they work out their… Read more


Meet the Irish SonS team – Sean Fogarty

7th February 2017

Sean is currently teaching science, physics and IT at St. Mary’s Secondary School, New Ross, Co. Wexford and  is also the current chairman of the Irish Science Teachers Association. Sean has worked in the past… Read more


Meet the Irish SonS 2017 team – David Keenahan

6th February 2017

David is a Teacher Network Coordinator with the Institute of Physics. The Institute of Physics operates a Teacher Network throughout Great Britain and Ireland. The role involves supporting Physics Teachers through continuous professional development. The… Read more


Meet the Irish SonS 2017 team – Robert Clarke

3rd February 2017

Green Greens? Robert Clarke is a teacher at Confey College, Leixlip Robert’s project outlines the organisation of a collection of student inquiry-based research projects that are designed to question ethical and sustainability issues surrounding global food… Read more


Meet the Irish SonS 2017 team – Máire Duffy

2nd February 2017

Homemade Electroscopes Máire Duffy is a teacher at Clonkeen College Máire’s project involves two very simple homemade electroscopes that students can make themselves. Static electricity experiments can be lots of fun but often due to budget… Read more


Meet the Irish SonS 2017 team – Enda Carr

1st February 2017

Zippie Chemistry Enda is a teacher at St. Mary’s Secondary School, Glasnevin Enda’s project revolves around chemistry experiments in a zip lock bag. Students are free to select from available combinations of chemicals, mix and… Read more