How do waves form and why are they important? Read all about it from surfing to renewable energy!
A follow up from previous experiments on water temperature and water saltiness, this activity explains the global ocean circulation that all our lives depend on
Where to watch deep-sea ROV dives live. Links for RV Okeanos Explorer, RV Falkor and RV Nautilus. Who’s diving today?
Find out more about threatened species and browse the amazing IUCN Red List website that lists most of the world’s species that are we know to be under threat, and provides loads of info about those species.
Just a couple of nice websites with puzzle and colouring things to do on a rainy day. Some animal drawing tutorials too.
Plant a sunflower. Tall and fast growing, sunflowers look gorgeous and can even be grown in pots. Here’s some guidance on how to go about it.
This activity explains how the moon affects the size of the tides, and all you need is 3 balls of different sizes (the moon, the earth and the sun!), paper, scissors, colours, and a mini-figure!
Join in NUI Galway’s annual science video competition Reel Life Science. Open to anyone in primary or secondary school, all you have to do is make a fun video on a science topic of your choice
Animal cams from around the World! Go on safari on the South Africa / Botswana border, see bears in Transylvania, or catch racoons in a South Carolina back yard. Or follow the links to the webcams in Dublin Zoo or San Diego Zoo, or watch pandas in a reserve in China
The aim of the lesson plan is for the children to learn about weather observations.