Engineers Week 2015

The theme of Engineers Week 2015 is

“Engineering for Everyone”

Through specifically created workshops in association with ESERO Ireland we will highlight the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Rosetta Mission.

The success of the mission not only represents a huge scientific achievement but also a technological achievement. The underlying systems controlling the mission were built on decades of advancements in technology.

During Engineers Week 2015 at CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory we are offering workshops about the electronic systems controlling space missions such as Rosetta.

Location: Lough Gur Heritage Centre

Date: February 13, 2015

Time: 9:45 – 13:45

Second Level students will learn key electronics skills during a four hour visit which includes a hands-on soldering workshop, a tour of the Lough Gur centre with a discussion on the engineering of the local stone circle. Students will take part in space based discussions with onsite experts as well as web live links to ESA staff.

Suited to: 2nd Level with a MAXIMUM of 25 students/slot

Cost: €3 per student with 2 slots available. Booking is essential as places are limited.

Download: Workshop information & curricular resources: LoughGur- Second Level – Programme OverviewEngWk2015

Contact: kate@loughgur.com or 087 285 2022

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