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Science Week 2017

Science Week 2017 takes place from 12-19 November. Celebrate the fascinating worlds of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) during Science Week. There will be lots of events happening across the country which you can find out more about on

Science Week Event Guide

Check out the Science Week Event Guide to find an event near you. Keep an eye on Twitter #scienceweek for event updates and get your pupils and school community involved.

Organise your own Science Week Event

You can also run your very own Science Week event, there are lots of ideas for activities on the Science Week website. Don't forget to register your event on to be in with a chance of winning a prize and so you can order some cool Science Week merchandise.

Investigate Heat Transfer and Insulators

For Science Week, why not try get your pupils investigating heat transfer? In the Heat Transfer and Insulators DPSM/ESERO themed framework, pupils investigate aspects of heat transfer and discover that energy can be transferred. They get the opportunity to recognise a range of sources of heat and use thermometers to measure and compare temperatures in different places. They explore reasons for temperature variations and investigate ways of keeping things warm or cool. They then apply what they have learned to investigating the implications for global warming and its effects on sea levels and our climate.>

Download the Heat Transfer and Insulators: Classroom Resource Booklet.

Download the Heat Transfer and Insulators: Classroom Resource Booklet (As Gaeilge).

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Science Week 2017 - be part of it!