ISTA KILDARE BRANCH MEETING
A meeting of the Kildare Branch of the ISTA will be held as follows:
Date: Friday 16th Jan 2015 @ 7.30pm
Location: Kildare Education Centre
Title of Talk: The Coursework B Investigations, for the 2015 Junior Certificate Examination.
Investigation and compare the quantitative effects of a changing (a) wavelength of illumination and (b) either intensity or duration of illumination on the phototrophic growth response of recently germinated pant shoots/seedlings.
Investigation and compare the quantitative effects of a changing (a) metal types and (b) fruit/vegetable type on the emf (voltage) produced across two different metals, when the electrolytes take the form of fruits and/or vegetables.
Investigation and compare the quantitative effects of a changing (a) material type and (b) material thickness on the level of sound insulation provided by a range of materials.
Speaker: Dr Declan Kennedy, Department of Education, UCC.
In this talk Dr. Kennedy will outline how he teaches Coursework B investigations to his own student teachers and will discuss in detail the three Investigations for this year’s Junior Certificate Exam.
Each investigation will be discussed under the same headings as used in the State Examinations Commission booklet.
* * * This is a member only event. Membership can be renewed on the ISTA website (www.ista.ie).* * *
- otherwise space cannot be guaranteed.