Free Heritage Week Engineering Resources for the classroom
To celebrate the week, the STEPS team has created engineering resources for children to discover the engineering behind two of Ireland’s heritage sites - Glendalough and Rathcroghan – through these two new STEPS Engineering Heritage Trails.
Download the resources below:
Each location has a challenge pack full of several engineering themed activities based on a selection of Ireland’s heritage sites, through which children can discover Ireland’s engineering and heritage history.
Each challenge pack contains:
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Discover the engineering of three of Ireland’s heritage sites:
Each heritage site has an engineering challenge pack full of engineering themed hands-on activities, through which children can discover Ireland’s engineering and heritage history.
Your class could make The Hill of Tara: The Mound of Hostages in Papier Mâché, Parke’s Castle: Brian’s Boat using newspaper and spaghetti or The Rock of Cashel: Weathering the Weather activity with a bathroom sponge and watercolour paints.
There are lots more activities to choose from using materials that are readily available!
How to get involved
Encourage your class to discover engineering and download the free resources to get started.
Let us know how you get on
Don’t forget to let us know what activities you complete and tag us on social media.