- School Workshops, Shows and Activities -

Cork Science Festival 2020 offers a combination of virtual, blended and broadcast workshops and shows available to Cork Primary and Cork Post Primary Schools. These activities are proved at no cost and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Select the individual listing for more information. Please note a selection of workshops are reserved to be available for Cork City and County schools only.

Climate Conversation Cards
Sun, Nov 08
Downloadable Activity
Nov 08, 8:00 AM – Nov 15, 11:00 PM
Downloadable Activity
These Climate Conversation Cards can be used to start a group discussion on climate change and actions that can be taken
Make a Microbe Teller
Sun, Nov 08
Activity Download
Nov 08, 9:00 AM – Nov 15, 11:00 PM
Activity Download
In this activity, you’ll create a paper Microbe-Teller. Like a paper fortune-teller, a Microbe Teller reveals answers to your questions about bacteria, fungi and viruses.
Build Your Own Rube Goldberg Machine
Sun, Nov 08
Zoom
Nov 08, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM
Zoom
Join Mark the Science Guy and build your own fantastic machine with anything you can find at home!
KenMystery with Dr Ken
Mon, Nov 09
YouTube
Nov 09, 8:00 AM – Nov 13, 5:00 PM
YouTube
A magical chemistry and science show inspired by the ancient Greeks!
The Forensic Science Show
Mon, Nov 09
YouTube
Nov 09, 8:00 AM – Nov 13, 5:00 PM
YouTube
Explore a forensic crime scene (it's not too scary for younger groups!)
Electrified at Explorium with Mark the Science Guy
Mon, Nov 09
YouTube
Nov 09, 8:00 AM – Nov 13, 5:00 PM
YouTube
An online investigation of the Lightning that will blow your socks off!
Virtual Climate Hack
Mon, Nov 09
Microsoft Teams
Nov 09, 9:00 AM – Nov 15, 3:00 PM
Microsoft Teams
Online for second level students using a combinations of Google Meets, MS Teams Live and some prepared material
Microbe Origami - Primary Schools (Fully Booked)
Mon, Nov 09
Microsoft Teams
Nov 09, 9:00 AM – Nov 13, 3:00 PM
Microsoft Teams
Discover the amazing world of microbes through Microbe Origami with APC Microbiome Ireland
Sold Out
Robot Building Workshop 1st & 2nd Class
Mon, Nov 09
Zoom Workshop with Kits pre delivered
Nov 09, 9:30 AM
Zoom Workshop with Kits pre delivered
These robot building workshops feature a live instructor zoom session and robot kit for each child in the classroom.
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Dinosaurs Down Under 9.30
Mon, Nov 09
Zoom or Microsoft Teams
Nov 09, 9:30 AM
Zoom or Microsoft Teams
Virtual Dinosaur Show over Zoom with Dale Treadwell. Suitable 2nd to 4th class.
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Dinosaurs Down Under 11.00
Mon, Nov 09
Zoom or Microsoft Teams
Nov 09, 11:00 AM
Zoom or Microsoft Teams
Virtual Dinosaur Show over Zoom with Dale Treadwell. Suitable 2nd to 4th class.
Sold Out
Robot Building Workshop - 3rd & 4th Class
Mon, Nov 09
Zoom Workshop with Kits pre delivered
Nov 09, 11:00 AM
Zoom Workshop with Kits pre delivered
These robot building workshops feature a live instructor zoom session and robot kit for each child in the classroom.
Invisible World with Marty Jopson
Mon, Nov 09
YouTube
Nov 09, 11:15 AM – 11:50 AM
YouTube
Take a journey down into the realm of microscopical wonders!
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Dinosaurs Down Under 12.00
Mon, Nov 09
Zoom or Microsoft Teams
Nov 09, 12:00 PM
Zoom or Microsoft Teams
Virtual Dinosaur Show over Zoom with Dale Treadwell. Suitable 2nd to 4th class.
Sold Out
Robot Building Workshop - 5th & 6th class
Mon, Nov 09
Zoom Workshop with Kits pre delivered
Nov 09, 1:00 PM
Zoom Workshop with Kits pre delivered
These robot building workshops feature a live instructor zoom session and robot kit for each child in the classroom.
Foodoppi's 'EAT YOUR SCIENCE
Mon, Nov 09
YouTube
Nov 09, 8:00 PM – Nov 13, 5:00 PM
YouTube
A fast-paced food science show with cool chemistry experiments!
That's Non-Sense with Ginny Smith
Mon, Nov 09
YouTube
Nov 09, 8:00 PM – Nov 13, 5:00 PM
YouTube
A fast-paced tour of the human brain, and the tricks you can play on it!
Surprising Science with Dr Matt Pritchard
Mon, Nov 09
YouTube
Nov 09, 8:00 PM – Nov 13, 5:00 PM
YouTube
Discover some surprises of science in this show that combines magic tricks and science!
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House of Circuits 3rd - 6th class
Mon, Nov 09
Virtual Workshop with kits pre delivered
Nov 09, 10:00 PM
Virtual Workshop with kits pre delivered
Electricity workshop featuring a live instructor online session and kit for each child in the classroom
Sold Out
Acid Base Chemistry
Tue, Nov 10
Zoom Workshop with kits pre delivered
Nov 10, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
Zoom Workshop with kits pre delivered
Virtual Primary Science Workshop suitable for 3rd to 6th class. Resources will posted to class teacher in advance.
Sold Out
Acid Base Chemistry
Tue, Nov 10
Zoom Workshop with kits pre delivered
Nov 10, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Zoom Workshop with kits pre delivered
Virtual Primary Science Workshop suitable for 3rd to 6th class. Resources will posted to class teacher in advance.
Up in Smoke with Professor Baloney
Tue, Nov 10
Zoom Science Show
Nov 10, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Zoom Science Show
Zoom Science Show for Primary Schools
Sold Out
Acid Base Chemistry 12.00
Tue, Nov 10
Zoom Workshop with kits pre delivered
Nov 10, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
Zoom Workshop with kits pre delivered
Virtual Primary Science Workshop suitable for 3rd to 6th class. Resources will posted to class teacher in advance.
Sold Out
Acid Base Chemistry 13.00
Tue, Nov 10
Zoom Workshop with kits pre delivered
Nov 10, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
Zoom Workshop with kits pre delivered
Virtual Primary Science Workshop suitable for 3rd to 6th class. Resources will posted to class teacher in advance.
Invisible World with Marty Jopson
Tue, Nov 10
YouTube
Nov 10, 2:35 PM – 2:40 PM
YouTube
Take a journey down into the realm of microscopical wonders!
Let's Draw Saturn with Deirdre Kelleghan
Tue, Nov 10
YouTube
Nov 10, 8:00 PM – Nov 13, 5:00 PM
YouTube
Ever wanted to know more about Saturn? Now is your chance...
RSVP Closed
House of Circuits 3rd - 6th class
Tue, Nov 10
Virtual Workshop with kits pre delivered
Nov 10, 10:00 PM
Virtual Workshop with kits pre delivered
Electricity workshop featuring a live instructor online session and kit for each child in the classroom
Discover Your Tap Water
Wed, Nov 11
YouTube
Nov 11, 8:00 AM – Nov 13, 5:00 PM
YouTube
Go on a journey to discover where water comes from.
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Dinosaurs Down Under 9.30
Wed, Nov 11
Zoom or Microsoft Teams
Nov 11, 9:30 AM
Zoom or Microsoft Teams
Virtual Dinosaur Show over Zoom with Dale Treadwell. Suitable 2nd to 4th class.
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Go Fly Your Kite 9.30
Wed, Nov 11
Zoom Workshop with kits pre delivered
Nov 11, 9:30 AM
Zoom Workshop with kits pre delivered
Virtual STEAM Kite Making Workshop with kits pre-delivered
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Fan Power Car Workshop 9.30
Wed, Nov 11
Zoom workshop with kits pre delivered
Nov 11, 9:30 AM
Zoom workshop with kits pre delivered
Virtual design and make workshop with kits pre-delivered
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Fan Power Car Workshop 10.00
Wed, Nov 11
Zoom workshop with kits pre delivered
Nov 11, 10:00 AM
Zoom workshop with kits pre delivered
Virtual design and make workshop with kits pre-delivered
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Fan Power Car Workshop 10.30
Wed, Nov 11
Zoom workshop with kits pre delivered
Nov 11, 10:30 AM
Zoom workshop with kits pre delivered
Virtual design and make workshop with kits pre-delivered
Join Waitlist
Go Fly Tour Kite 10.45
Wed, Nov 11
Zoom Workshop with kits pre delivered
Nov 11, 10:45 AM
Zoom Workshop with kits pre delivered
Virtual STEAM Kite Making Workshop with kits pre-delivered
Join Waitlist
Dinosaurs Down Under 11.00
Wed, Nov 11
Zoom or Microsoft Teams
Nov 11, 11:00 AM
Zoom or Microsoft Teams
Virtual Dinosaur Show over Zoom with Dale Treadwell. Suitable 2nd to 4th class.
Join Waitlist
Dinosaurs Down Under 12.00
Wed, Nov 11
Zoom or Microsoft Teams
Nov 11, 12:00 PM
Zoom or Microsoft Teams
Virtual Dinosaur Show over Zoom with Dale Treadwell. Suitable 2nd to 4th class.
Join Waitlist
Go Fly Your Kite 12.00
Wed, Nov 11
Zoom Workshop with kits pre delivered
Nov 11, 12:00 PM
Zoom Workshop with kits pre delivered
Virtual STEAM Kite Making Workshop with kits pre-delivered
UniverSilly Challenged with Jonny Berliner & Simon Watt (School Edition)
Wed, Nov 11
YouTube & Kahoot
Nov 11, 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM
YouTube & Kahoot
An interactive quiz for your classroom
Bouncing Bubbbles Investigation with Scientific Sue
Wed, Nov 11
YouTube
Nov 11, 8:00 PM – Nov 13, 5:00 PM
YouTube
A hands-on investigation introducing children to the science behind bubbles!
RSVP Closed
House of Circuits 3rd - 6th class
Wed, Nov 11
Virtual Workshop with kits pre delivered
Nov 11, 10:00 PM
Virtual Workshop with kits pre delivered
Electricity workshop featuring a live instructor online session and kit for each child in the classroom
Join Waitlist
Go Fly Your Kite 9.30
Thu, Nov 12
Zoom Workshop with kits pre delivered
Nov 12, 9:30 AM
Zoom Workshop with kits pre delivered
Virtual STEAM Kite Making Workshop with kits pre-delivered
Join Waitlist
Virtual Science Workshop 9.30
Thu, Nov 12
Zoom or Microsoft Teams
Nov 12, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Zoom or Microsoft Teams
Virtual workshop introducing children to science, what science is and how science affects our daily lives. Suitable for 3rd - 6th class.
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The Secret of Rainbows 3rd - 5th class
Thu, Nov 12
Zoom workshop with kits pre delivered
Nov 12, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Zoom workshop with kits pre delivered
Have you ever wondered how rainbows are made? In this activity an IPIC researcher will lead your class on an exploration into what rainbows are made of and how we use rainbows in our everyday lives.
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Fan Power Car Workshop 10.00
Thu, Nov 12
Zoom workshop with kits pre delivered
Nov 12, 10:00 AM
Zoom workshop with kits pre delivered
Virtual design and make workshop with kits pre-delivered
School Raydays
Thu, Nov 12
Virtual Event
Nov 12, 10:00 AM – 10:40 AM
Virtual Event
Virtual workshop with the School of Looking at the Crawford Art Gallery
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Fan Power Car Workshop 10.30
Thu, Nov 12
Zoom workshop with kits pre delivered
Nov 12, 10:30 AM
Zoom workshop with kits pre delivered
Virtual design and make workshop with kits pre-delivered
Join Waitlist
Go Fly Your Kite 10.45
Thu, Nov 12
Zoom Workshop with Kits predeliverd
Nov 12, 10:45 AM
Zoom Workshop with Kits predeliverd
Virtual STEAM Kite Making Workshop with kits pre-delivered
Join Waitlist
Introduction to Electronics - Paper Circuit Activity
Thu, Nov 12
Zoom Workshop with kits pre delivered
Nov 12, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Zoom Workshop with kits pre delivered
Students will be introduced to electricity, electronics, new terminology and key pieces that are required to make a circuit work. Suitable for 4th - 6th class.
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Fan Power Car Workshop 11.00
Thu, Nov 12
Zoom workshop with kits pre delivered
Nov 12, 11:00 AM
Zoom workshop with kits pre delivered
Virtual design and make workshop with kits pre-delivered
Join Waitlist
Virtual Science Workshop 11.00
Thu, Nov 12
Zoom or Microsoft Teams
Nov 12, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Zoom or Microsoft Teams
Virtual workshop introducing children to science, what science is and how science affects our daily lives. Suitable for 3rd - 6th class.
School Raydays
Thu, Nov 12
Virtual Event
Nov 12, 11:00 AM – 11:40 AM
Virtual Event
Virtual workshop with the School of Looking at the Crawford Art Gallery
RSVP Closed
I'll tell you a story about Johnny Magory
Thu, Nov 12
Online Event
Nov 12, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Online Event
Reconnect the children in your classroom with nature with a live reading from the Johnny Magory series of books by author Emma Jane Leeson.
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Up in Smoke with Professor Baloney
Thu, Nov 12
Zoom Science Show
Nov 12, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Zoom Science Show
Zoom Science Show for Primary Schools
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Go Fly Your Kite 12.00
Thu, Nov 12
Zoom Workshop with kits pre delivered
Nov 12, 12:00 PM
Zoom Workshop with kits pre delivered
Virtual STEAM Kite Making Workshop with kits pre-delivered
Join Waitlist
Virtual Science Workshop 13.00
Thu, Nov 12
Zoom or Microsoft Teams
Nov 12, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Zoom or Microsoft Teams
Virtual workshop introducing children to science, what science is and how science affects our daily lives. Suitable for 3rd - 6th class.
Rayday Talk
Thu, Nov 12
Online Event
Nov 12, 1:00 PM – 1:40 PM
Online Event
Online talk, live conversation from the exhibition Invisible Light in the Crawford Art Gallery
UniverSilly Challenged with Jonny Berliner & Simon Watt (Grown-up Edition)
Thu, Nov 12
YouTube & Kahoot
Nov 12, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM
YouTube & Kahoot
An interactive live quiz to celebrate Science Week for Adults
Sold Out
Table Top Science Zoom Show 9.30
Fri, Nov 13
Zoom or Microsoft Teams Science Show
Nov 13, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM
Zoom or Microsoft Teams Science Show
Where do we get our energy and what do we use it for ?
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The Secret of Rainbows 3rd - 5th class
Fri, Nov 13
Zoom workshop with kits pre delivered
Nov 13, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Zoom workshop with kits pre delivered
Have you ever wondered how rainbows are made? In this activity an IPIC researcher will lead your class on an exploration into what rainbows are made of and how we use rainbows in our everyday lives.
Invisible World with Marty Jopson
Fri, Nov 13
YouTube
Nov 13, 10:15 AM – 10:50 AM
YouTube
Take a journey down into the realm of microscopical wonders!
Table Top Science Zoom Show 10.30
Fri, Nov 13
Zoom or Microsoft Teams Science Show
Nov 13, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
Zoom or Microsoft Teams Science Show
Where do we get our energy and what do we use it for ?
Join Waitlist
Introduction to Electronics - Paper Circuit Activity
Fri, Nov 13
Zoom Workshop with kits pre delivered
Nov 13, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Zoom Workshop with kits pre delivered
Students will be introduced to electricity, electronics, new terminology and key pieces that are required to make a circuit work. Suitable for 4th - 6th class.
Sold Out
Table Top Science Zoom Show 12.30
Fri, Nov 13
Zoom or Microsoft Teams Science Show
Nov 13, 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM
Zoom or Microsoft Teams Science Show
Where do we get our energy and what do we use it for ?

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