"The Marine" is a cross-curricular, environmental project. Students from St. Mary's National School, Ballygunner, Waterford explored their local marine environment, the seashore, water safety, birdlife, maritime history, the fishing industry, lobsters, boat building, ship wrecks, tallships, commercial shipping, ports and maritime literature. Classes 3rd through 6th participated in the project during the school year 2000-01. Information and communication techologies were used throughout the project as its operational basis. The "Marine Project" was sponsored by the National Centre for Technology in Education and Eircom.

Project details are available on the following pages:

Visiting Teacher
Rathmoylan Cove Fieldtrip
Water Safety Fieldtrip
Water Safety Rules
Marine Birdlife Fieldtrip
Coastal History Fieldtrip
Dollar Bay
Cod Fishery - Guest Lecture
Fish Processing Fieldtrip
Ireland's Fishing Industry
Lobster Hatchery Fieldtrip
Lobsters In The Classroom
Boat Building
Millennium Plaza Fieldtrip
Tallship "Asgard II"
Newfoundland Teleconference
Tallship "Tenacious"
"Dunbrody" Fieldtrip
Shipwrecks Report
New Ross Shipping Survey
Young Scientist Exhibition

Project Launch

Sample Pupil Reports:

Lobster Hatchery
Asgard
Water Safety