Science and Nature Workshops

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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
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
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

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