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Frances McCarthy Outreach Activities

  • Location: Munster
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When Oct 16, 2013
from 12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Where Blackrock Castle Observatory, Co. Cork
Contact Name
Contact Phone 21 4357917
Attendees 4th class and above.
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Our education officer Frances will travel to your school for a 1 hour workshop on the following:

Ticker Tape Model of the Solar System: participants will review fractions as they create their own model of the Solar System that can fit into their pocket.

A Universe of Galaxies: participants will use a model of the Milky Way and other galaxies to show relative distances to other galaxies.

Uses scales, the metric system and very large numbers!


Free – Subsidised by Maths Week

More than one class can be involved as this can be done in a school hall

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