During the Family Science Week showcase event at MTU Kerry North Campus, several attendees were captured in various activities and enjoying themselves. Aliyah Bruse and Rebekah Landy were seen laughing and having a great time together, as photographed by Domnick Walsh. Ten-year-old Eoin McMillan was also caught getting into the scientific spirit with his curious expression.
Daithi Nolan was another attendee who looked thrilled to be there, along with Keely Flaherty and Lily Walsh who were seen with Robert Cooke, the Nutty Scientist. Muireann Hussey from Mercy Mounthawk in Tralee was captured testing Daithi’s skin as part of the scientific testing activity at the event. Sisters August Culhane and Sheeryn Culhane were also present, looking excited to explore all that was on offer.
The VR experience proved to be a popular attraction for six-year-olds Keelan Wren, Aidan Nkomo, and Jayden Duma who were photographed having fun together. The showcase event included a wide range of activities such as 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 sparked wonder in the eyes of the children present.
The weekend at MTU’s North Campus in Tralee was busy with various events going on simultaneously. Be sure to check out our photo gallery above for more snaps from this exciting showcase event!