You are here: Home Events Spiral Workshops – DPS&M

Spiral Workshops – DPS&M

Spirals: a set of activities to capture the wonder of spirals.
  • Location: Munster
  • Primary
  • Secondary
When Oct 15, 2013
from 10:00 AM to 03:30 PM
Where Blackrock Castle Observatory, Co. Cork
Contact Name
Contact Phone 021 4357917
Attendees 5th & 6th Class; lower secondary school.
Add event to calendar vCal

A spiral is a special sort of curve and it occurs naturally in all sorts of places and can have all sorts of sizes – from millions of kilometres to less than a millimetre. A galaxy has a spiral shape, but so do the swirls of water going down the plughole.

• What’s special about spirals?

• How can you recognise a spiral?

• Why do some things have a spiral shape?


€4.50/student (r.r.p. €8.50 – €4 per student is subsidised by Maths Week & CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory)

Maximum of 30 students

Maths Workshop (1.15hr) & Planetarium Show (25min) & Cosmos at the Castle (20min)

More information about this event…