Discover Sensors

Supporting inquiry based teaching & learning

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Students in a lab using a microscope

Students in a lab using a microscope

The Discover Sensors project provides students with an experience of "real science" in the classroom by supporting the investigative approach promoted by the Junior Cert. Science syllabus.

Biology

In the Biology section, you will find numerous activities which will engage students in hands on scientific investigations.

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Chemistry

In the Chemistry section you will find numerous activities which will engage students in hands on scientific investigations.

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Physics

In the Physics section, you will find numerous activities which will engage students in hands on scientific investigations.

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Junior Certificate Syllabus

The Discover Sensors programme is based on the Junior Certificate Science syllabus.  Teachers use the learning outcomes defined by the syllabus as a starting point when planning their overall junior science programme and individual lessons.  

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Events

From time to time, we provide information on upcoming events of interest to Discover Sensors teachers. Information on teacher workshops is sent directly to participating teachers.

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Assessment for Learning

Assessment for Learning is a key part of the Discover Sensors inquiry based teaching and learning approach.  

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