The College of Science, Engineering and Food Science

is delighted to announce….


Eureka Centre Summer Science Camp 2016


Fun-filled, hands-on science camp in a laboratory environment!

Dates:              Monday, 8th August 2016 to Friday, 12th August 2016 inclusive.

Time:               9.45am to 12.45pm 

Age Group:     8-12 years 

Cost:                €100 

Location:         Eureka Centre, Kane Building, UCC.


For bookings, please email Margaret Mannix-Sheahan:


**Please note that places are limited**


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December - Leaving Certificate Chemistry Revision Day – Friday 30th December 2016

09:00am – 09:30am: Registration - Eureka Centre Laboratories, Kane Science Building, Main Campus.
09:30am – 10:15am: Organic Chemistry Introduction – Alkanes, Alkenes, Alkynes, Nomenclature
10:15am – 11:00am: Preparation and Properties of Ethene and Ethyne (Teacher Demonstration)
11:00am – 11:20am: Break
11:20am – 11:30am: Background theory to Oxidation of Phenylmethanol experiment
11:30am – 13:00pm: Student Practical - Oxidation of Phenylmethanol to Benzoic Acid & Recrystallisation
13:00pm – 13:45pm: Lunch
13:45pm – 14:15pm: Volumetric Analysis – Titration – Demonstration and Calculations
                                  Determine amount of iron in iron tablet – Potassium Permanganate - Iron (Fe2+) Redox Titration
14:15pm – 14:45pm: Volumetric Analysis – Titration – Demonstration and Calculations
                                  Determine % w/v of ethanoic acid in vinegar – CH3COOH – NaOH Acid-Base Titration
14:45pm – 15:30pm: Organic Chemistry – Oil Refining & its Products, Thermochemistry – Hess’s Law
15:30pm – 16:15pm: Important points about answering Leaving Cert chemistry exam questions
16:15pm – 16:30pm: Questions & Answers, Recap, Finish.

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