This year’s annual celebration of all things engineering-related takes place from 25thFebruary to 3rdMarch. There’s a host of events and activities to get involved in, with something to suit everyone, and the chance for your school to win a prize.Visit engineersweek.ie for more details. Have fun!
This year we are hosting a number of exciting events throughout Dublin, aimed at a variety of ages. Here are just some of the manyevents taking place – checkengineersweek.ie/eventsto search by county for more events:
Secrets, Lies and Mathematics in Engineers Ireland, D2 – Discover code breaking, hidden patterns and magic in this hands-on maths workshop. Explore randomness and ways in which maths can order the chaos around us. Delve into mathematical history and discover how maths can be used to predict the future. Uncover the hidden maths in you. This very popular, fun and entertaining show is suitable for pupils of all abilities. Click here to book-http://www.engineersweek.ie/events/?event_id=1247
Engineering Taster Sessions in Tallaght IT, D24 – The day will begin with a talk on “Maths and the Real World” and the students will experience how maths is involved in the everyday things of life. After the talk, lecturers from ITTallaght along with engineers from PM Group will then present an opportunity for hands-on practice in the Engineering Laboratories at ITTallaght. Students will get to experience interesting activities in engineering such as electronic circuit building and testing and the programming of robotic systems. Click here to book–http://www.engineersweek.ie/events/?event_id=1273
DART for Beginners in Fairview, D3 – A talk on the electrical engineering aspects of the DART system followed by a depot tour. Would suit Senior Cycle Secondary students, third level students, or adults. Limited number of places available. Safety equipment will be provided. Click here to book – http://www.engineersweek.ie/events/?event_id=1309
Video game design, D2– What does it take to be a video game designer? Find out at this basic introduction to the different hats you need to wear as a video games developer. Followed by a short attempt at game design, with help from Irish game developers. Bring paper, pencils and pens and be ready to work in groups as you get to grips with game design concepts. Feel free to bring a tablet computer, but it’s not essential. Click here to book –http://www.engineersweek.ie/events/?event_id=1379