Event ID:  7232
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Contact Email:  info@bco.ie
Contact Phone:  +353214326120
Organization:  CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory
Event Web Site:  http://www.bco.ie/2014/09/wsw14/
Dates:  6th October 2014 to 9th October 2014
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Type:  School
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Country:  Ireland
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City:  Cork
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Event Name:  What’s the Weather? Second Level Workshops
Event Description:  Date: October 6 & 9 Time: 10:00 – 14:00 (incl a short break) Suited to: TY and up with a MAXIMUM of 25 students/slot Cost: Free with 2 slots each day – competition based entry What’s the Weather? is a 1 hour workshop suited to TY and up. Students will use a mixture of printed and online images to discover the different wavelengths used in weather imaging, explore seasonal differences on a global scale with real data. What is the weather outside and do satellite images get it right? Can you beat the weather forecasters at their own game? A visit to our science centre is also included in this package which contains an ESA Earth Observation Planetarium Show, a STEM Career Exhibition on our interactive screens, ToSpace show (this show is on Monday only) and a video Linked Q&A with Space Mission Experts and EU Space Group Centres.
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Report on the Results:  ESA themed World Space Week workshops, planetarium shows, dramatic presentations and career talks. The programme was delivered through a series of parallel sessions at three sites Dunsink Observatory, Armagh Planetarium and CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory over five days. The activities included event specific workshops, ESTEC WebEx talks, Cosmic Careers Q and As, planetarium shows and ESA based ToSpace theatrical performances. All participating teachers received an activity pack; this included pre-event evaluations for the students, ESA material and workshop and programme overviews. Post event evaluations were collected and analysed
Attendance:  117
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