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The Science on Stage programme is an innovative, pan-European science education activity, designed to foster a renewal of science teaching in Europe by encouraging the exchange of new concepts and best practice among teachers from all over the continent.
Science on Stage Ireland is organised by CASTeL at Dublin City University and the Institute of Physics in Ireland and has received funding from Science Foundation Ireland Discover Programme.

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Light   |   Solas

Schools have access to these licensed EduMedia simulations.

Mechanics    |    Meicnic

Interactive simulations produced by The Physics Aviary and PhET.

Electricity    |    Leictreachas

Interactive simulations created by PhET on the topic of electricity.

Quiz    |    Tráth na gceist

Twenty-five minutes to answer these short Q5 style quizzes.

Revision   |  Athbhreithniú

Sample resources to assist students in revising.

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