ESERO Ireland Primary School Workshops

Date:Monday October 3 2022 - Thursday October 6 2022

Time:10:00 - 13:00

Location:
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ESERO Ireland Space Week Classroom Workshops, at Blackrock Castle Observatory for Space Week 2022 

Primary Classes: Monday 3 October – Thursday 6 October 

Infrared astronomy (suitable for 3rd class and up). Explore the infrared universe as seen by the Webb Telescope. What is infrared light? How are we able to detect it and what does it tell us about these ‘cool’ objects? 

Workshop sessions are available each day from 10am to 1pm.  Your visit includes a 1.5h workshop and a 1.5 h exhibit visit, including a tour of the historic castle and a star show. Cost €9 per student, maximum 2 classes per day. 

These sessions are part of Space Week Ireland and are offered with the support of ESERO Ireland and Science Foundation Ireland. 

A limited number of afternoon online sessions will be offered directly to schools,  

Contact info@bco.ie to register your interest in these workshops or sessions. 

ARTWORK: Elizabeth Wheatley (STScI)

Booking Details

Registration: Booking is required.