Science Week ONLINE Primary CPD with Blackrock Castle Observatory (Humans in Space)
Tuesday 12 October 4pm
Primary Level

Prepare for Science Week (10th to 17th November) with this primary CPD session presented by Frances McCarthy from Blackrock Castle Observatory

This session looks at Humans in Space and works with the Living Things, Materials and Energy and Forces  Strands in the SESE : Science curriculum.

What do you need to consider when designing new spacecraft? what about sleeping facilities for the astronauts We will discuss new designs in spacecraft comparing the Soyuz with newer craft like Blue Origin and Starliner.

We’ll explain terms such as Weightlessness, Microgravity and Zero G – what do they mean? are the the same thing?¬† Is there gravity in space?…. find out at the workshop.

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