You are here: Library Home > What's On > Past Events 2008

What's On

Focus on Forces (Castlebar Library)

Date(s): 4th November 2008. 9:30 - 10:30, 11:00 - 12:00, 12:30 - 1:30

For More Information, Contact:


Email: plmccart@mayococo.ie
Phone: +353 (0)949047925

Details:

Science Week in Castlebar Library!!!

What is gravity? How does gravity affect us? Find out at out Focus on Forces workshop! This workshop will start by introducing forces,starting with magnetic force and moving on to gravity. Isaac Newton and his ideas and calculations / predictions will be explored in child friendly language. Everyday uses of forces will be investigated using Balance and Levers and Robert Hooke and Hooke’s law. The children will take part in an investigation based on Hooke’s Law either making their own weighing scales or measuring the strength of jelly sweets.

The workshops will be delivered by Christine Campbell, Anyone4Science, and they are part of the RDS Science Live Series.

View All Library Events