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Engineer's Week CPD Rockets Galore !

This free, 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 Engineers’ Week.

These have been developed from European Space Agency Education, ESERO and Discovery Primary Science & Maths resources.


We will design, make and test a variety of model rockets that are be made from everyday materials. Our primary resource will be:



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:
Engineers Week is an opportunity for primary school students and teachers to learn more


about engineering,  have fun, and win prizes.


Running or attending an Engineers Week event counts towards the criteria for the


Science Foundation Ireland Discover Science & Maths Award.




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




For further details of the course content, please contact Frances McCarthy of Blackrock Castle Observatory by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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