Author archive: suemcgrath

Pneumatic Monsters – Elev8 20/11/13 RTE 2 4pm

Pneumatic Monsters – Elev8 20/11/13 These notes are for parents and teachers, obviously the primary outcome is for our children to have fun whilst playing with science but all activities also link very closely to the curriculum which is just an added bonus! Nuts and Bolts • Find paper plates, an egg box or alternatively…

Technology Rocks Science Show at the Intelligent Systems Festival

Wow Titan the Robot really is an entertainment concept unlike anything on earth and he is very noisy! I am performing 4 shows a day at this 2 day festival, 3  shows for schools during the day and then an evening one for the public…. so last show will be in 2 1/2 hours time……

http://bloominthepark.com/schedule/ Bloom 2013, Ireland’s largest gardening, food and family event,  is taking place in the Phoenix Park Dublin over the June bank holiday weekend, from Thursday 30th May until Monday 3rd June 2013 and once again I am sharing the stage with Billy Bubbles or the  more formerly known Brendan. We have been so blessed this…

Wow… What a fantastic venue the old Maze Prison site turned out to be for the Balmoral Show. All three days were packed with great show cases, activities and visitors. I would like to thank Barry and Alan for looking after me so well over the last three days… Not only were the audio visuals…

pH Indicator

Having hunted all the big supermarkets for a red cabbage, I finally found one in the small fruit and veg shop at the top of the road! Why do I need a vegetable which is called red and is in fact  purple in colour? I want to do some experimenting with keen and brave volunteers to answer that…

Balmoral Science Shows

I am so excited to be performing on the Tesco Stage at the Balmoral Show this Wednesday – Friday. Follow http://www.balmoralshow.co.uk/best-dressed.html to find out the times of my wacky Supermarket Science Shows. Ever wondered why we call purple cabbages red? Is it possible to send farm animals into space? How much gas is in a burp?…

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