Programme for Secondary Schools 2012

Prebooking required for all events with Eleanor Reade ereade@wit.ie 051 302037.

The Bealtaine Festival for Outdoor Science is a partnership of groups interested in Celebrating our Living Earth in the Southeast of Ireland and is coordinated by Calmast. Waterford IT through Calmast offers a wide range of science, technology, engineering and maths programmes for schools in the Southeast, attracting over 12,000 visitors to four annual festivals: Maths Week Ireland, Waterford Science Festival, Engineering Week and Bealtaine Festival of Outdoor Science.

Venue

Activity

Presenter

Days

Times

Groups

River Mahon, Kill

Investigation of river ecology

Dr Michael Breen , WIT

Wed 23rd
10am
11.30am

Secondary
School

Kilfarassy Cove

Survey of Kilfarassy Cove. The aim of this trip is to study the beach, its formation and processes. Students will begin to develop fieldwork skills, which include careful observation and recording of information. Excellent ground work for Geographical Investigation
Tina Keating, Copper Coast Geopark
Thurs 24th
10-11.30am
Secondary school
– senior cycle

All events approximately 1 hour unless otherwise indicated

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