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ESB Science Blast

Make primary school science fun.

For generations the RDS has been active in science education. It has never been more vital to the next generation than now.

Involve the whole class in this non-competitive programme investigating the science behind a simple question and then display their work at a showcase event. Science is everywhere and in everything, so you can cover a huge amount of the curriculum through participation, from art to numeracy to language skills.

Join hundreds of other primary school classes just like you at a brilliant showcase day, where students display their work and are entertained all day long with amazing science-themed entertainment shows. And every school that participates will receive €75 / £75 towards their travel costs.

Register your interest in taking part today.

ESB Science Blast is a programme developed and delivered by the RDS. It is funded by the RDS, ESB, the Naughton Foundation, Science Foundation Ireland, Irish American Partnership, Limerick City and County Council, Devenish Nutrition, Citi, Dublin City Council, Irish Aid, Kainos, Northern Trust and supported by Mary Immaculate College, ICC Belfast, Belfast City Council, CCEA, W5, C2K, AmmA Centre and Nerve Centre. View a full list of our partners and sponsors. 

We are very happy to answer any queries, large or small, that you may have, so please get in contact with us.


01 240 7990 (ROI) 

0345 266 1897 (NI)

© RDS 2018. The RDS owns all intellectual property rights in all materials and databases developed, conceived, created, made and/or acquired by it or on its behalf in relation to or in association with ESB Science Blast. Any party wishing to use such materials is strictly required to obtain a prior written licence from RDS to do so

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