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NI Science Week 2020 – Schools Application

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NI Science Week 2020 – Schools workshop application

Name – Exploring Computational Thinking Through Space
Year group – KS2
How many – 1 Class
Date – 12th February 2020
Time – 10:00 – 14:30
Description – This one day workshop will step participants through a series of collaborative activities that blend creativity, ICT and STEM together in a manner that will enrich learning and engage students, focusing on the topic of space.


RDS Primary Science Fair

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A full day out for primary school pupils, families and teachers, the RDS Primary Science Fair showcases Key Stage 2 and 4th-6th class primary school science-themed projects alongside an exciting educational entertainment programme including large scale science shows and interactive exhibits.

>> Follow this link for more information


Integrating UAV’s in your Classroom

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Capita & the Nerve Centre Belfast invite you an event to explore integrating UAV’s in your classroom learning.

Event Date: 27 Mar 2017

Event Location: Nerve Centre, Somerset Street Belfast BT7 2GS

Everywhere you turn, there is talk about Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in the sky. Have you ever wondered how these intriguing UAVs could be incorporated into your classroom to captivate your students interest into STEM careers?

Hosted by Steve Moss, this free event will be led by the team from the highly successful National Science Foundation “Modern Digital Blanket Toss” programme in the USA.

>> Please see attached PDF for more information or visit the event page here to register

We hope you can  join us and look forward to meeting you on the day.


RDS Primary Science Fair Belfast – Call for Entries

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RDS Primary Science Fair Belfast – Call for Entries 

The RDS Primary Science Fair is coming to Belfast this June 8-9 and is now looking for primary schools to apply. Open to Key Stage 2 classes the Fair is a non-competitive event and engages the entire class in a science related investigation.

Participation in the Fair develops students’ science, maths and ITC skills, as well as soft skills such as confidence, communication, social interaction and teamwork. The Fair supports teachers to fulfil the requirements of the primary curriculum with particular reference to Thinking Skills and Personal Capabilities.

Teachers and parents can log on to on Wednesday, February 1 at 3.30pm for a live and interactive webinar that will answer any queries or questions you have.

The deadline for entries is Wednesday, February 15, 2017 – please visit or contact us on for more details.


>> Download RDS Science Fair Information Booklet


NI Science Festival: Time Travel

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The AmmA Centre is pleased to announce that as part of the NI Science Festival we will be organising a STEM activity day on 20th February (11:00 – 15:00) in our centre for ages 8+.

The event will consist of hands on activities making the link between time travel and its creative practical applications.

Participants will have opportunities to explore:

1) Virtual reality with time travel

2) Animation and time lapse

3) Green Screen special effects

4) Creating sound & music

Places are free however booking is essential – Get a FREE ticket!

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