Science Week 2013 Table Quiz

Science Week Ireland takes place from Sunday November 10th to Sunday November 17th. It is an exciting and innovative annual event which first took place in 1996. To celebrate Science Week, I’ve put together a science-based table quiz for schools. Eight rounds of six...

The Story of Extinction

This video is taken from Dara O Briain’s Science Club series from the BBC. It tells the history of the concept of extinction. A few hundred years ago, extinction as a concept made no sense to anyone. But then fossil finds and advances in geology showed that it’s part...

The Story of the Brain

This video is taken from Dara O Briain’s Science Club series from the BBC. It tells the history of how scientists viewed the brain from earliest times. It tells how our understanding of how the brain works and controls our bodies has developed and evolved over the...

The Story of Physics

This video is taken from Dara O Briain’s Science Club series from the BBC. It tells the history and development of physics from earliest times. Balls, pendulums, apples and magnets all played their part in the story of modern physics, but then things got weird. And...