EUREKA! A Great STEM Week at the Theatre!

STEM Week at the dlr Mill Theatre went off with a bang! Sell-out science shows and performances all week teaching girls and boys the wonder of space, robots, and explosive chemistry!

Primary School children and their teachers from all over Dublin and beyond came to the theatre to enjoy our Exploration Dome, Bricks4Kids, and Junior Einsteins. With geysers and rockets and galaxies galore these schoolkids came away with a new love for science and all its possibilities for the future.

The Exploration Dome, we were given the chance to take a tour of galaxies far, far away right in the middle of our auditorium! Girls and boys were able to discover new and fun ways of learning about astronomy, geology, and geography with the help of state-of-the-art Full dome 360 degree 3-D digital projection technology, stunning graphics and advanced computer simulations.

Junior Einsteins Science Show gives a hands-on approach to teaching Science through messy experiments, quizzes and games. Schoolkids from Junior Infants to Sixth class observed lots of slime, rockets, smoke cannons, coke & mentos geyser and more…

I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious  – Albert Einstein 

Bricks 4 Kids is designed in a fun and challenging way using LEGO®, Technic & Robotics. Bricks 4 Kidz successfully engaged the curiosity and creativity of school children from all over Dublin in a relaxed learning environment where initiative was encouraged and self-expression celebrated.

The Bricks 4 Kidz approach to learning is imaginative, multi-sensory and fun, creating a dynamic learning experience. Their models were the centrepiece of the lesson, which included an educator-scripted discussion designed to engage students in a discovery process.