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Family Science Week at MTU Sparks Interest in Young Kerry Scientists


Nov 20, 2023

The Family Science Week showcase event at the MTU Kerry North Campus was a hit this weekend, as seen in photos by Domnick Walsh. Aliyah Bruse and Rebekah Landy were captured having a great time at the event, while 10-year-old Eoin McMillan was also photographed getting into the scientific spirit. Daithi Nolan and Keely Flaherty were among the attendees who enjoyed themselves at the event, along with Lily Walsh who was photographed with the Nutty Scientist, Robert Cooke.

TY student Muireann Hussey from Mercy Mounthawk in Tralee was captured 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, while six-year-olds Keelan Wren, Aidan Nkomo, and Jayden Duma were captured enjoying the VR experience.

The showcase event included a wide variety of activities, including VR experiences, scientific testing, robotics, weather forecasting, electric vehicle display, sustainable food making, zoology, book reading, children’s sustainable recycling workshop, slime experiments and much more. Organizers described it as a fantastic day of free entertainment that left children amazed by the range of activities available to them.

The showcase was part of a busy weekend at the Munster Technological University’s (MTU) North Campus in Tralee. Check out our photo gallery above for more snapshots from the event.

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