Programme for Secondary Schools 2013

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 five annual festivals: Maths Week Ireland, Robert Boyle Science Week, The Robert Boyle Summer School, Engineering Week and Bealtaine Festival of Outdoor Science.

VenueActivityPresenterDateTimesGroup
Dunhill Guided tour of Dunhill village's Integrated Constructed Wetland (ICW). Explanation of Wastewater treatment capabilities of ICW's and accompanying biodiversity benefits. Paul Carroll (Waterford County Council) Tuesday 21st 14:30 Secondary
River Mahon, Kill

Investigation of River Ecology with WIT lecturer and wildlife expert, Dr Michael Breen.

Dr Michael Breen (WIT) Wednesday 22nd 10:30 & 12:00 Secondary Senior Cycle
Kilmeadan Water Treatment Plant A tour of the water treatment plant in Kilmeadan. This tour explores the important role it plays in our lives and how it relates to river ecosystems. Paul Carroll (Waterford County Council) Wednesday 22nd 14:30 Secondary

All events approximately 1 hour unless otherwise indicated

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