“Space is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it’s a long way down the road to the chemist, but that’s just peanuts to space.” Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
Students will create 3-D models of two objects in the solar system – will they be able to work out what they are?
Ticker Tape Model of the Solar System: participants will review fractions as they create their own model of the Solar System that can fit into their pocket.
This three hour visit includes a Space Mathematics workshops on sizes and scales in the solar system, plus a Planetarium show, visit to Cosmos at the Castle and Journeys of Exploration Castle Tour. Subsidised rate for Maths week is €5 per students (usually €8.50 each). The workshop session can be offered in Irish, please ask when booking.
Primary students, 4th to 6th class, 2 classes per day
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