Space Week CPD for Primary Teachers – Mayo

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Date:Thursday September 27 2018

Time:18:00 - 20:00

Location:Mayo Education Centre, Castlebar Co. Mayo, Castlebar, Mayo, Co Mayo

This 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 Space Week, in particular “Dark Skies and the Effects of Light Pollution.” These design and make activities use the DPSM/ESERO Framework for Inquiry and incorporate ICT skills.
This course is being offered with the support of Science Foundation Ireland and ESERO Ireland (European Space Education Resource Office).

Space Week is an opportunity for primary school students and teachers to learn more about space. Space themed activities can count towards the criteria for the Science Foundation Ireland Discover Science & Maths Award.
Tea and coffee will be served at the start of the session.
Note: all sessions require a minimum of 10 participants to run

For bookings contact Mayo Education Centre eolas@mayoeducationcentre.ie Tel: 094 9020702
For further details of the course content, please contact Frances McCarthy of Blackrock Castle Observatory by email: frances.mccarthy@bco.ie