Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Coillte Guest Speaker

As part of the celebrations for Science Week, Kieran Moloney from Coillte visited the TY classes today to give what proved to be a very informative and interesting talk on the work of Coillte. Thanks to Kieran for taking the time out from his busy schedule to visit Magh Ene College. This visit was organised by Ms. Higgins.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Science Week 2016 commences tomorrow Sunday, 13th November. This will be celebrated next week in Magh Ene College with a variety of events including guest speakers, poster competitions, students taking part in the Irish Science Teachers' Association senior Science Quiz and daily Science questions at Tutor class. These will also be posted on this account each day next week to allow all at home to get involved in the celebrations! A full programme of events will also run in the IT Sligo for the duration of the week - these free events are open to all members of the public. http://www.science.ie/events/festivals/SligoFestival
Dr. Sarah Hayes, from the University of Limerick, who was on the Late Late Show last night (11th November) with Daire O'Briain, will visit Magh Ene College at the end of January to deliver the 'Spectroscopy in a Suitcase' programme to LC Chemistry students. This programme which is sponsored by the Royal Society of Chemistry allows second level students to use analytical instruments normally only available at third level in their own school laboratory.

'Progress and Discovery in Science' TY poster competition

Entries from the TY Science class into the IT Sligo Science Week 'Progress and Discovery in Science' poster competition. The students posters will be on display in the IT Sligo this Sunday at their annual Science fair which is free and open to members of the public. Best of luck to all the students involved and their teacher Ms. Higgins.