People of all ages enjoyed the Midlands Science Festival ‘Make Port’ workshops today in Portarlington, Co. Laois where sessions covering electronics, laser engraving and 3D printing.
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“What Happens Next ?” is an interactive lecture delivered by David Featonby and is suitable for primary school classes from 4th class up. The experiments often have quite unexpected outcomes, which enables further discussion or experimentation to take place. Subjects covered include forces, light and reflections, heat transfer and electricity. Students in Longford today enjoyed […]
5th & 6th Class pupils of St Kenny NS, Kilpatrick in Mullingar, enjoying the Space show delivered by Declan Holmes as part of this year’s Midlands Science Festival. Students learned about topics such as space flight, the planets and rocket building and it really was a fun learning experience for everyone!
Commenting on this year’s festival, Deputy Marcella Corcoran Kennedy TD said, ‘I am delighted to see the festival activities which are taking place here across the entire region for the sixth year running as part of national Science Week. This festival brings together a number of inspiring speakers and scientists, science communicators, experts and performers all […]
Tuesday of Science Week across the Midlands got off to a flying start with a taste of Space Science, some Google Workshops focusing on computer science and some Dangerous Equations With Marty Jopson. Later in the day we will have The Science Of A Grand Soft Day With Ireland’s Favourite Weatherman Gerald Fleming, What Happens Next With David Featonby, Pollinators, Music […]
There was plenty of exciting science fun in Offaly today when the Junior Einsteins Science Club came to town for a series of engaging, experimental workshops which were professionally delivered in Tullamore library. Science and technology events also took place in Edenderry with the award-winning team from ‘Anyone 4 Science’ and another workshop called ‘Inventing The Impossible’ took place […]
The annual Midlands Science Festival kicked off on Saturday with the Abbott Discovery Day which took place in St. Mel’s school in Longford as part of Science Week 2018. The day featured fun for people of all ages with dinosaurs, tortoises, exciting experiments, a mobile planetarium and lots more! There is lots more planned for […]
Local development company, Midlands Science, teamed up with Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) and Intel Ireland Ltd this week to deliver an inspiring career talk to students at Loreto College in Mullingar, in advance of the annual Midlands Science Festival. Enda Fallon from AIT spoke to students about engineering career opportunities and course options available […]
There are now almost 120 events online for next week – many are booked out but we are contacting those who booked to reconfirm and will post updates if there are any cancellations on Friday. Tomorrow we will post links for events which still have some capacity. We are covering a large area in the […]
The Midlands Science Festival will be taking place across the region for people of all ages from November 11th – 18th and promises a full programme of innovative and fun hands-on events. One of the key activities we can look forward to in Offaly this year is taking place in Tullamore library on November 17th. […]
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