Engineer’s Week Field Trips & Workshops

Engineer’s Week Field Trips & Workshops

engineers wekChestnut Class, Ash Class and Maple Class (Junior Infants and First Class) are travelling to Imaginosity on Tuesday 9th February to participate in an Air Cannon Chaos workshop. The cost of the Field trip is €12. Click here for permission slip

Oak Class and Sycamore Class (Senior Infants) are travelling to Imaginosity on Thursday 11th  February to participate in an Air Cannon Chaos workshop. The cost of the Field trip is €12. Click here for permission slip

Second to sixth class students will be taking part in a Rediscovery Engineering Workshop on Thursday 11th February. The workshop is based on chemical engineering, physics and structural design, is linked to the SESE curriculum and is based on hands on enquiry and experiential learning. The Rediscovery Centre supplies all required equipment and materials for the workshop.  In keeping with their ethos the majority of materials used are from recycled or reused sources. Cost of workshop is €5.

 

What is Engineers Week?

Engineers Week is a week-long programme of nationwide events with the aim of celebrating the world of engineering in Ireland. The week aims to create a positive awareness and spark enthusiasm about the engineering profession to people of all ages, especially students and their teachers and parents.

Check out our FAQs for more information.

Engineers Week is entering its tenth successive year. Engineers Week 2015 was the biggest and best Engineers Week yet, with 527 events across the country and a massive 37,500 participants.

The week is coordinated on a national basis by the STEPS team at Engineers Ireland.

 

Who organises Engineers Week?

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Engineers Ireland’s STEPS programme was established in 2000 to encourage primary and post-primary students to explore the world of science and engineering. The value of the programme has been formally recognised by Government and is a key element of Science Foundation Ireland’s Discover programme. STEPS is managed by Engineers Ireland and is supported by the Department of Education and Skills, Science Foundation Ireland, and a number of major engineering employers.

Find out about STEPS here: www.steps.ie

Find out about Engineers Ireland here: www.engineersireland.ie

 

 

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