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Professional Development

A few simple materials, a few simple ideas, and lots of possibilities.

Niamh Mulvihill, 4th class teacher

What is the outcome of an Elementary Engineering workshop?

What you learn in a day, you can teach for life.

3rd Grade

 

Workshop 1.

Engineering: Roller-Coasters Part 1

Physics: Kinetic Energy

Engineering: Gravity Go-Carts

Physics: Gravity vs. Friction

 

Workshop 2.

Engineering: Rube Goldberg Machines

Physics: Conservation of Energy

Engineering: Boats

Physics: Buoyancy

 4th Grade

 

Workshop 1.

Engineering: Roller-Coasters Part 2

Physics: Kinetic Energy Transfers

Engineering: Sail-Carts

Physics: Air Forces vs. Friction

 

Workshop 2.

Engineering: Table Gliders

Physics: Circuits and Air Forces

Engineering: Sailboats

Physics: Buoyancy and Air Forces

5th Grade

Workshop 1.

Engineering: Roller-Coasters Part 3

Physics: Potential Energy

Engineering: Magnetic Go-Carts

Physics: Force Fields

 

Workshop 2.

Engineering: Air-Powered Go-Carts

Physics: Transformation of Energy

Engineering: Air-Powered Boats

Physics: Buoyancy and Energy

Past and Upcoming Trainings

 

2016

 

Listowel, County Kerry; Killarney, County Kerry; Milltown, County Cork; Drogheda, County Meath.

 

 

2017

 

Ballyduff, County Kerry; Killarney, County Kerry; Dingle, County Kerry; Charleville, County Limerick; Abbeyfeale, County Limerick; Abbeyleix, County Laois; Allenwood, County Kildare; Blessington, County Wicklow.

 

2018

Ballyvorney, County Cork; Boherbue, County Cork.

 

Upcoming:

 

March: Dunleek, County Louth; Slane, County Meath.

April: US (Oregon and Washington)

May 12: Rathdrum, County Wicklow

May 24: Roundwood, County Wicklow.