Discover Primary Science
It facilitates teacher training in general primary science and provides teachers with online resources and classroom activity packs which can also be used by parents and students.
In 2008, just over 3,100 primary schools and their teachers participated in activities which included hands-on induction days which were hosted throughout the country in colleges of education, institute of technology, universities and education centres.
Awards of Science Excellence
Schools registered on the Discover Primary Science project can opt to apply for an Award of Science Excellence after they have met certain criteria for science-related activities. In 2007 and 2008, more than 1,000 schools received awards nationwide.
- Forfás Annual Report 2005 Archived November 20, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
- Article on Discover Primary Science - Irish Scientist website Archived November 19, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
- Article on Discover Primary Science - The Irish Times newspaper
- Picture on Discover Primary Science - Front of the Irish Independent
- UCD Dublin
- Article on Discover Primary Science - Irish Times newspaper