The Physics.ie website is part of iWonder Creations Ltd. an award wining science communications company. We will develope this website into a course for both Leaving Certificate and Junior Cycle Students.
There are several other strands to the business:
We visit both primary and secondary schools providing science shows designed to explain science principles using everyday objects. The shows are performed using all our own equipment which limits the disruption to you and the students. Since 2001, we have presented shows to over 150,000 students in schools around the country.
iWonder – Coding & Technology
We teach coding and electronics in workshops, after-school clubs and summer camps. Students learn to create games in Scratch and use Python programming language to explore Minecraft worlds. We also introduce students to amazing new technology such as Makey Makey which allows them to create there own games controller. Students explore the world of electronics with Raspberry Pi and Arduino.
Maths Academy Ireland
Maths is a important part of our modern world and through workshops we show students the real world applications of maths. We are creating a course that using code and maths together to explore maths in a new way.
About Declan Holmes
Declan has a degree in Experimental Physics from National University of Ireland Galway and a Higher Diploma in Applied Physics and Computers from National University of Ireland Maynooth.
He has worked as a product engineer for Intel Ireland and as a web developer for Innovate Internet Solutions. Since 2001, he has performed interactive STEM Science Technology Engineering & Maths workshops for Science Ireland and iWonder Creations.
He is a founding member of Castlebar Coderdojo, a free coding club for kids aged 7-17. He has taken part in the Dublin Maker Faire and Pint of Science. He was also a member of friends of Mayo Dark Skies Park, which will bring astronomers from all over the world to view the dark skies of Mayo.