The Family Science Week showcase event at MTU Kerry North Campus was a great success, as captured in photos by Domnick Walsh. Among the attendees were Aliyah Bruse and Rebekah Landy, who were seen having a blast at the event. Eoin McMillan, a 10-year-old, was also photographed getting into the scientific spirit. Daithi Nolan, Keely Flaherty, and Lily Walsh were captured enjoying themselves at the event along with the Nutty Scientist, Robert Cooke.
Muireann Hussey from Mercy Mounthawk in Tralee was seen testing the skin of Daithi Nolan at the showcase event, which was part of National Science Week. Sisters August Culhane and Sheeryn Culhane were also photographed at the event. Six-year-olds Keelan Wren, Aidan Nkomo, and Jayden Duma were captured enjoying the VR experience.
The showcase event included a variety of activities such as VR experiences, scientific testing, robotics, weather forecasting, electric vehicle display, sustainable food making, zoology, book reading, children’s sustainable recycling workshop and slime experiments among others. Organizers described it as a fantastic day of free entertainment that left children in awe of the range of activities available to them.
The weekend at MTU’s North Campus in Tralee was packed with events including this science showcase. Check out our photo gallery for more snaps from the fun-filled day!