Ship-to-Classroom Live Video Link-Ups

“The students very much enjoyed the video link!” – Kingswood Community College, Dublin. 2nd & 3rd Year Geography classes.

“It broadened many of their career ideas!” – St. Joseph’s College, Lucan, Co Dublin.

“It showed them that science is part of real life.” – Colaiste Phobail Cholmcille, Tory Island, Co Donegal.

“It showed the importance of collaborating.” – Gaelcholaiste Charraig Ui­ Leighin,  Co Cork, 1st year geography class.

“It triggered their curiosity greatly.” – Muredachs College, Ballina,  Co Mayo.

“It was like speaking to Indiana Jones!” – Lycee Francais d’Irlande, Dublin.

During the 2018 SEA-SEIS Expedition in the North Atlantic, the scientists onboard the Celtic Explorer conducted live Ship to Classroom video link-ups. The classes were in schools all around Ireland, from Dublin to Cork and from Waterford to Donegal – and there was one connection to a school in Italy.

The students learned about the project and its scientific questions and hypotheses, chatted with the engineer who developed the ocean-bottom seismometers, and had numerous questions for the team about life on the ship, about what scientists do, and about how one becomes a scientist.

Colaiste Phobail Cholmcille, Tory Island, Co. Donegal: ship-to-class connection on 25.09.2018.
Scoil Mhuire, Buncrana, Co. Donegal: ship-to-class connection on 25.09.2018.
Kingswood Community College, Dublin: ship-to-class connection on 27.09.2018.

Istituto comprensivo don Lorenzo Milani, Lamezia Terme, Calabria, Italy.

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