Programme for Secondary Schools 2010

Venue

Activity

Presenter

Days

Times

Groups

MAX NO

Kilclooney Woods

Waterford

Environmental field trip in the Comeragh Mountains observing landscape, flora and fauna and considering human impacts on these.

Duration 2 – 2.5  hours

Mr Jack Bergin, WIT

Wed19th

 

12 pm

 

Transition year secondary:

Max group size 20

20

Archaeological tour of Waterford, meet at WIT

Visit a range of archaeological sites around county Waterford led by WIT Archaeologist Greg Fewer

Greg Fewer, WIT

Wed 19th

10 am

Secondary school

30

Waterford IT

Auditorium Presentation

The Amazing World of Plants, Liam Dolan, Sherardian Profesor of Botony at Oxford University will describe how plants have evolved and how they work and explore how developments in plant science may enable us to feed the world.

Prof. Liam Dolan, University of Oxford

Thurs 20th

12 pm

TY and leaving cert

175

Ballydwane Beach, Co. Waterford

Learn about sedimentary and igneous rocks, past environments, glacial geomorphology and coastal erosion

Tina Keating, Copper Coast Geopark

Fri 21st

2 pm

Secondary: Transition year

Max group size 20

20

Prebooking required for all events: Eleanor Reade, WIT 051 302037 email: ereade@wit.ie

Waterford IT through CALMAST offers a wide range of science, technology, engineering and maths programmes for schools, attracting over 12,000 visitors to four annual festivals: Maths Week Ireland, Waterford Science festival, Engineering Week and Bealtaine Festival of Outdoor Science.

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