The I-LOFAR Education Team, supported by Science Foundation Ireland and ESERO Ireland, are delighted to be running a series of CPD days for Junior Cycle Science teachers throughout March and April 2020, delivering interactive workshops and teaching resources to assist teachers in achieving the learning outcomes of the Earth and Space strand in the Junior Cycle Science curriculum.
In this free 3 hour workshop participants will explore the evolution of technologies for astronomy and space research, what this means for the future of space science and space exploration, as well as delve into the motions of planets, stars and celestial bodies and explore our place in the Solar System and our planetary neighbours. Participants will also be offered a guided tour of the world class Leviathan and I-LOFAR telescopes in addition to the workshop.
Over the course of the day the activities and workshops will target the following Learning Outcomes in the Junior Cycle Science Curriculum;
Details for your diary
- I-LOFAR Education Centre, Birr Castle Demesne, Birr Co Offaly
- Saturday 7 March
- Saturday 14 March
- Saturday 28 March
- Saturday 4 April
- 10:00 to 13:00
- Followed by an Astronomy in Birr: Leviathan to I-LOFAR Guided Tour (optional)
To register please complete the form below.
Every effort will be made to accommodate participants on their preferred date, however spaces are limited so you may be offered alternative dates.
For any queries email firstname.lastname@example.org
This course is part of the I-LOFAR Astronomical Midlands (AstroLands) Education Programme, run by Trinity College Dublin School of Physics and supported by Science Foundation Ireland and ESERO Ireland.