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LIVE- In Person- Primary Science Day at the Organic Centre

Tues 9th Nov - 9.30am – 2.00pm

September 23, 2021 4:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

FULLY BOOKED

The Organic Centre, Rossinver Co Leitrim

Primary Schools Event. Booking required: Contact Oli Melia (melia.oli@itsligo.ie). Each workshop below runs 3 times: 10am, 11.15am & 1.00pm.

Nature on our Doorstep with Michael Bell
Learn about the nature that lives all around us with Michael Bell of Nature Learn. Michael will talk about many of the animals and plants that share our neighbourhood and plenty of hands on activities to look at. Be prepared to go on a minibeast safari around the grounds of the Organic Centre.

Make your own Bug Farm with Eureka Edinburgh
Make your own Bug Farm with Eureka Edinburgh
Join Eureka Edinburgh and make your own bug farm! First up, you’ll learn a little bit about entamophagy (eating insects) and the work of the charity ‘Bugs For Life’, co-founded by Eureka Edinburgh’s own Craig Macfarlane, with a community in Benin, West Africa. Then, it’s time to get creative and design and decorate your own bug farm ready for your very own insects – darkling beetle larvae, otherwise known as mealworms, an extremely popular edible insect. To finish, if you are feeling adventurous enough, you can try some mealworms for yourself in
a tasty treat – yum!

AUTOMATA – MECHANICAL ART WORKSHOP with Fire the Inventor
AUTOMATA – MECHANICAL ART WORKSHOP with Fire the Inventor
Exercise your students skills while learning some basics about mechanical movement in this creative technology online workshop. Using a mix of pre-made parts, chopsticks, a cardboard box, and a load of art and craft materials, you can engineer a moving toy or automata that bursts into life at the turn of a handle.

For SCHOOLS BOOKINGS AND FURTHER DETAILS please contact Festival Producer Oli Melia –  melia.oli@itsligo.ie

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