6th November: Folklore & the Science of Flu

In conjunction with The Enemy Within: The Spanish Flu in Ireland exhibition, join curator Noel Campbell to hear about some of the strange folk cures and customs used at that time, then join educator Catherine McGuinness to look at bacteria, bugs and the creatures that carry diseases.


New Workshop 

At a Glance

Dates:  6th November
Times:    Friday 10.00am-11.00am & 11.30am-12.30pm, 1.00pm-2.00pm
Level: Junior Cycle, Transition Year 
Group size: 15
Location: Temporary Exhibition & Activity Room 
Duration: 1hr per session

Curriculum Links

History, CSPE,English,Science (Chemistry, Biology)

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn about folk cures and customs 
  • Learn about the science behind viruses, bacteria and the creatures that carry diseases 

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