Isolating DNA from a Strawberry – Have a look at this cool experiment. The student uses Washing up liquid and Surgical Spirits to isolate clouds of DNA from a strawberry.
Summer Camps Cork will be great again this year as we at Sciencecamps are delighted to announce our lineup for 2013. Lego Robotics, CSI, Fun Science along with Adventure are aimed at keeping kids happy and learning at the same time. Science Our Science Experiments are based on the Primary and Secondary School Curriculum. They [...]
We had a great day recently with the Bishopstown Active Retirement Group at the Lifetime Lab as part of the Cork Lifelong Learning Festival. The participants were super and really got into the experiments. One of the ladies had worked with Rolls-Royce in her day, making early electronic circuits for their cars. Thanks to Mervyn [...]
So when did Dinosaurs actually disappear???? about 66 million years ago. A gigantic meteor crashed off the Mexican coast, creating a 110-mile-wide Chicxulub crater. Scientists think that such a large collision threw so much dust into the air that sunlight would not be able to shine and many plants and animals died. The dramatic changes [...]
Sciencecamps have teamed up with Brendan Doggett from DCU & Young Scientist Tanzania to put together two projects for the Global Citizenship and Sustainability Award. The aim of these projects is to connect schools in Ireland and abroad for science projects. The two projects that Sciencecamps are involved with are with a school in Guatamala. [...]
Have a look at this cool experiment on the Ellen Show.
Sciencecamps are delighted to announce details of our Halloween Camps. Two locations: Douglas GAA Hall and The Glen Resource Centre. Dates and times are as follows: Oct 29th: Douglas GAA Hall: 7-10 yrs Oct 30th: Douglas GAA Hall: 8-12 yrs Oct 31st: The Glen Resource Centre: 8-12 yrs. All camps are €30 per day. All [...]
Sciencecamps had a great day today at the Fun Science Day in Adair Hall. We had the StarDome, K-nex Challenge from the Lifetime Lab and Robots from our Fermoy Camp. We also got the Giant Balloon to work!. Here are some photos and thanks to all who attended.
Celebrated Katie Taylors win in style at Sciencecamps Mallow. Made a radio from Hotwires Electronics set and listened to Katie win using the radio. Now thats Sports and Science.
We had a great talk from Con McCarthy, retired from the European Space Agency at our camp last week in Castletownroche. Con spoke about the Satellite sent to Venus by the ESA. He had lots of photos of the satellite as final touches were being made and some blast-off photos. The rocket circumnavigated Earth in [...]
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