Category: Education

Lego® Brick Building Workshop

Event Description:
This is a creative Lego® brick building and social activity workshop for children aged from 3-12 years old. It has been developed to help children learn through play and fun! At this workshop the children will learn how to create model builds and work together to play games and activities.

As part of this workshop children will learn;

- How to develop their imagination, creativity and social skills
- An introduction to STEAM
- Solving problems-sharing-turn taking
- Practising teamwork and developing their self esteem
- Learning to listen and follow verbal and visual instructions

Event Date and Time:
Sat, 31 August 2019 10:30 to 12:00

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre | Main Street | D09 HK58 Ballymun |

Event Price: €12

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Lego® Brick Building Workshop

Event Description:
This is a creative Lego® brick building and social activity workshop for children aged from 3-12 years old. It has been developed to help children learn through play and fun! At this workshop the children will learn how to create model builds and work together to play games and activities.

As part of this workshop children will learn;

How to develop their imagination, creativity and social skills

- An introduction to STEAM
- Solving problems-sharing-turn taking
- Practising teamwork and developing their self esteem
- Learning to listen and follow verbal and visual instructions

Event Date and Time:
Sat, 31 August 2019 13:30 to 15:00

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre | Main Street | D09 HK58 Ballymun |

Event Price: €12

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Circular Economy Academy Clinic

Event Description:
Dr Sarah Miller is a PhD qualified environmental scientist with a degree in biotechnology, a Masters in Business Administration and over 20 years experience in enterprise development. Sarah established the Rediscovery Centre as a small research and education centre in 2005. The Centre has grown to develop four successful social enterprises, Rediscover Fashion, Rediscover Paint, Rediscover Cycling and Rediscover Furniture. The Rediscovery Centre also created Europe's first 3D Text book in 2017 which now operates under a strategic partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency, as the National Centre for the Circular Economy.

The workshop is delivered as an interactive group which includes a review of the Rediscovery Centre’s social enterprise journey, an introduction to design thinking, Q&A and an opportunity to network with like-minded organisations. Sarah will also explain a number of successful funding models and other support services available for social enterprises. This clinic will be followed by one to one meetings. These meetings can be booked once you have registered for the clinic.

This workshop is delivered at the Rediscovery centre, a demonstration eco-facility and a centre of excellence in sustainability incorporating educational exhibits, renewable and efficient energy systems, sustainable building materials, rainwater harvesting, grey water recycling, composting toilets and gardens designed for biodiversity enhancement and environmental education.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 20 July 2019 from 10:00 to 12:00

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre | Main Street | D09 HK58 Ballymun |

Event Price: Free

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Sustainable School of Magic

Event Description:
Magician Colm Dawson joins us for a special Sustainable School of Magic session to share his knowledge of over 25 years of magic and illusion with students. Colm combines magic, illusion & comedy to be one of the funniest and most versatile entertainers, having performed internationally for Woody Harrelson, Ryan Tubridy and the President of Ireland as well as extensive work in Theatre and TV (Smock Alley, Keith Barry).

The session will excite, inspire and surprise students as they delve into card magic, mind reading, coin tricks, optical illusions and science magic. Students will be learning magic tricks using sustainably sourced materials.

The students will also learn about the important elements of a successful routine such as scripting and of course, showmanship! At the end of the session students will be equipped with the skills to amaze friends and family with their scripted tricks that they will have learned.

No previous knowledge of magic is needed and age appropriate magic will be taught. Suitable for children aged 5 - 12 years old.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 10 August 2019 from 10:00 to 12:00

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre | Main Street | D09 HK58 Ballymun |

Event Price: €20

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Geology Rocks!

Event Description:
The Rediscovery Centre Investigates series offers children the opportunity to explore environmental and STE(A)M topics all within the wonderful surroundings of the Boiler House, Ballymun. Our young investigators will use their super sleuthing skills to get a greater understanding of how the world works through a mixture of hands-on activities, presentations and design.

Each Investigate workshop has its own unique focus and is guaranteed to delight enquiring young minds.

Children who take part in all five workshops will be awarded their very own Certificate of Investigation!

Investigate.2 – Geology: Geology Rocks! During the workshop the young investigators will embark on a journey of discovery of Earth: moving continents and erupting volcanoes, rocks and minerals in our daily life, ancient fossils and how they formed. A mix of presentation, interactive games and hands-on activities will disclose the wonders of our evolving planet.

*Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years old. Duration: 90 minutes.

*Minimum numbers required

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 21 Sept 2019 11:00 to 12:30

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre | Main Street | D09 HK58 Ballymun |

Event Price: €10

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Geology Rocks!

Event Description:
The Rediscovery Centre Investigates series offers children the opportunity to explore environmental and STE(A)M topics all within the wonderful surroundings of the Boiler House, Ballymun. Our young investigators will use their super sleuthing skills to get a greater understanding of how the world works through a mixture of hands-on activities, presentations and design.

Each Investigate workshop has its own unique focus and is guaranteed to delight enquiring young minds.

Children who take part in all five workshops will be awarded their very own Certificate of Investigation!

Investigate.2 – Geology: Geology Rocks! During the workshop the young investigators will embark on a journey of discovery of Earth: moving continents and erupting volcanoes, rocks and minerals in our daily life, ancient fossils and how they formed. A mix of presentation, interactive games and hands-on activities will disclose the wonders of our evolving planet.

*Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years old. Duration: 90 minutes.

*Minimum numbers required

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 21 Sept 2019 14:30 to 16:00

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre | Main Street | D09 HK58 Ballymun |

Event Price: €10

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Out-of-this-world space experience!

Event Description:
The Rediscovery Centre Investigates series offers children the opportunity to explore environmental and STE(A)M topics all within the wonderful surroundings of the Boiler House, Ballymun. Our young investigators will use their super sleuthing skills to get a greater understanding of how the world works through a mixture of hands-on activities, presentations and design.

Each Investigate workshop has its own unique focus and is guaranteed to delight enquiring young minds.

Children who take part in all five workshops will be awarded their very own Certificate of Investigation!

Investigate.3 – The third workshop of the Investigate series will allow children to investigate the wonders of the universe, the origins of the solar system along with its planets and moons – all without the leaving the comforts of planet Earth! The workshop features fun hands-on activities including simulating meteor impacts and making rockets and space rovers.

*Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years old. Duration: 90 minutes.

*Minimum numbers required

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 5 Oct 2019 11:00 to 12:30

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre | Main Street | D09 HK58 Ballymun |

Event Price: €10

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Out-of-this-world space experience!

Event Description:
The Rediscovery Centre Investigates series offers children the opportunity to explore environmental and STE(A)M topics all within the wonderful surroundings of the Boiler House, Ballymun. Our young investigators will use their super sleuthing skills to get a greater understanding of how the world works through a mixture of hands-on activities, presentations and design.

Each Investigate workshop has its own unique focus and is guaranteed to delight enquiring young minds.

Children who take part in all five workshops will be awarded their very own Certificate of Investigation!

Investigate.3 – The third workshop of the Investigate series will allow children to investigate the wonders of the universe, the origins of the solar system along with its planets and moons – all without the leaving the comforts of planet Earth! The workshop features fun hands-on activities including simulating meteor impacts and making rockets and space rovers.

*Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years old. Duration: 90 minutes.

*Minimum numbers required

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 5 October 2019 14:30 to 16:00

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre | Main Street | D09 HK58 Ballymun |

Event Price: €10

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Maths Detectives

Event Description:
The Rediscovery Centre Investigates series offers children the opportunity to explore environmental and STE(A)M topics all within the wonderful surroundings of the Boiler House, Ballymun. Our young investigators will use their super sleuthing skills to get a greater understanding of how the world works through a mixture of hands-on activities, presentations and design.

Each Investigate workshop has its own unique focus and is guaranteed to delight enquiring young minds.

Children who take part in all five workshops will be awarded their very own Certificate of Investigation!

Investigate.4 – Think you don’t like maths, it’s boring and good for nothing? Well think again. This workshop will have you using all the maths skills that you might not think that you have to solve mysteries, puzzles and find out who committed a crime at the Rediscovery Centre? Then come and join us for this fun and interactive workshop that will surely tickle your brain!

*Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years old. Duration: 90 minutes.

*Minimum numbers required

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 12 October 2019 from 11:00 to 12:30

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre | Main Street | D09 HK58 Ballymun |

Event Price: €10

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Maths Detectives

Event Description:
The Rediscovery Centre Investigates series offers children the opportunity to explore environmental and STE(A)M topics all within the wonderful surroundings of the Boiler House, Ballymun. Our young investigators will use their super sleuthing skills to get a greater understanding of how the world works through a mixture of hands-on activities, presentations and design.

Each Investigate workshop has its own unique focus and is guaranteed to delight enquiring young minds.

Children who take part in all five workshops will be awarded their very own Certificate of Investigation!

Investigate.4 – Think you don’t like maths, it’s boring and good for nothing? Well think again. This workshop will have you using all the maths skills that you might not think that you have to solve mysteries, puzzles and find out who committed a crime at the Rediscovery Centre? Then come and join us for this fun and interactive workshop that will surely tickle your brain!

*Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years old. Duration: 90 minutes.

*Minimum numbers required

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 12 October 2019 from 14:30 to 16:00

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre | Main Street | D09 HK58 Ballymun |

Event Price: €10

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