Science and Nature Workshops

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Workshops bring Science to life in your classroom or in the stunning grounds of Emo Court, Co. Laois, in the very heart of Ireland. As Emo Court is a SFI accredited Discover Centre your school can gain credit towards your Science Foundation Ireland Discover Science and Maths Awards by taking part in one of our workshops in Emo Court.


All our workshops are linked to the primary school curriculum. Our aim is to help children appreciate and value their natural surroundings. Workshops are enquiry-based with a focus on teamwork and problem-solving.

Suitable for Workshop Where Description Est. Time Duration Suitable for Cost How to book
Secondary schools Lords, Ladies & Minibeasts Emo Court, Co. Laois This workshop includes a guided tour of Emo Court by OPW staff, followed by an age-appropriate nature & science walk in the grounds of Emo Court. Students are encouraged to identify trees, wildflowers and explore the amazing animal life in Emo’s parkland. Contact us for further information. 3 hours 1st-3rd year and transition year €120 per class Contact
Ecology Fieldtrip Emo Court, Co. Laois The ecology fieldtrip workshops are linked to the Junior & Leaving curriculum. Students use equipment such quadrats, pooters, pitfall traps, identification keys and sweep nets to undertake a quantitative study of woodland and grassland habitats in Emo Court. Contact us for further information. 3 hours Junior and Leaving Cert Junior Cert. €8 pp, Leaving Cert. €10 pp Contact

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