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ReelLIFE SCIENCE 2016 Winners Announced!

ReelLIFE SCIENCE 2016 Winners (l-r) Gaelscoil Riabhach Fourth Class students; Colm Lonergan and John Ubaldo from Patrician High School
ReelLIFE SCIENCE 2016 Winners (l-r) Gaelscoil Riabhach Fourth Class students; Colm Lonergan and John Ubaldo from Patrician High School

Today, at the start of Science Week 2016, the winners of ReelLIFE SCIENCE 2016 are announced as GAELSCOIL RIABHACH from Loughrea, Co. Galway at primary school level and PATRICIAN HIGH SCHOOL, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan at secondary school level. Their videos were selected by a panel of Special Guest Judges from over 200 short science videos, produced by more than 2,000 students in 104 schools around Ireland.

Based in NUI Galway and supported by the Science Foundation Ireland Discover programme and the CÚRAM Centre for Research in Medical Devices, ReelLIFE SCIENCE challenges Irish schools to communicate science via engaging and educational short videos.

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Announcing ReelLIFE SCIENCE 2016

Click on the ReelLIFE SCIENCE 2016 Poster to download a copy for your classroom
Click on the ReelLIFE SCIENCE 2016 Poster to download a copy for your classroom

ReelLIFE SCIENCE is a novel science video competition for Irish primary and secondary schools, which aims to promote Science in the classroom and beyond, by inviting students to produce a short video communicating a scientific topic in an engaging and entertaining way.

Launched on Monday August 29th 2016, and supported by the Science Foundation Ireland Discover programme and the CÚRAM Centre for Research in Medical DevicesReelLIFE SCIENCE will award €3000 in prizes directly to the winning schools!  The makers of the best video at primary and secondary school level will each receive €1000, to be spent on their science programme, while second and third-placed entries at each level will receive €300 and €200, respectively.

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2015 Primary School Winners, Scoil Aonghusa Senior, Dublin, with a cheque for €1000 presented by special guest judge Canadian Astronaut Cmdr. Chris Hadfield

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