Category: Kids

Workshops for Schools

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A Day of DIY for Climate

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Join us at the Rediscovery Centre for a day of DIY for Climate! This event is hosted in association with Dublin City Council.

We’ve got an eclectic mix of expert DIY’ers to show you their skills. All events are FREE. These events will include:

Bike health checks and a bike repair clinic to show you how to fix your bike.
A furniture upcycling workshop to teach you how to take that furniture find from drab to fab.
A demonstration of how to build your own rainwater planter to spruce up your front or back garden.
There will also be tours of the Rediscovery Centre so you can learn more about the building and what we do.

Drop in anytime between 11am - 1pm Sea Starts Here

***You can book multiple tickets for different time slots***

11am - Introduction to Bike Maintenance
11.30am - Tour of the Rediscovery Centre 
12pm - How to Build A Rainwater Planter
12.30pm - Rediscovery Centre Tour
1pm - Introduction to Furniture Upcycling
1.30pm - Tour of the Rediscovery Centre
2pm - Introduction to Bike Maintenance
2.30pm Tour of the Rediscovery Centre
3.30pm - Tour of the Rediscovery Centre

Event Date and Time:
Fri, Sep 17, 2021 11:00am-4pm

Event Location:
Rediscovery Centre

Event Price: FREE

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Sustainable Space

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We are entering a new age of space exploration! As we venture further into space, we have to make sure our missions are not only safe and successful but also sustainable. Did you know there are around 6,000 satellites still in space, but less than half of them work? All of those old, unused satellites are creating space litter! Or can you believe that the lift-off of one of SpaceX’s rockets emits 336 tonnes of CO2, or the equivalent of driving the average car around the world 70 times? Our use and exploration of outer space is clearly in need of sustainability!

Our first ever, virtual sustainable space event will explore the links between space and sustainability. It will investigate how sustainability is influencing space exploration, where there are opportunities for sustainability in space, and where sustainability is already in use in space. Join us online Saturday October 9th for this FREE, exciting space event! This event is suitable for all ages.

When purchasing your FREE ticket, please indicate which workshops you would like to attend from the ticket list below. You can attend all workshops by getting a ticket to each one.

Kids and Families
11.30-12.30: Rediscovery Centre Space Workshop
12:30-13:10: Armagh Planetarium Space Junk Talk
13:30-14:00: Dr. Niamh Shaw Astronaut Talk

Teens and Adults
14:00-14:45: Dr. Niall Smith Blackrock Castle Observatory- "Space: The Sustainable Frontier"
15:00-15:45: ILOFAR and Dunsink Observatory
16:00-16:30: Dr. Peter Martinez Executive Director of the Secure World Foundation

Event Date and Time:
Sat, Oct 9, 2021 11:00 - 16:30

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Event Price: FREE

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