The Monaghan Branch of the Irish Science Teachers’ Association will host the following event as part of the ISTA-Lennox National CPD Programme for science teachers:

Title: Teaching Rates of Reactions to Junior Cycle Science Students

Date: Thursday 28th February 2019

Time: 7pm – 9pm

Venue: Monaghan Education Centre

This presentation will be made by Dr Declan Kennedy, Department of Education UCC who will cover the new topic of rates of chemical reactions on the Junior Cycle Science syllabus. In his talk Declan will cover the factors that affect the rates of reactions and will demonstrate some relevant experiments in this area. He will also show how the new topics of Activation Energy and Energy Profile Diagrams on the syllabus may be used to assist our students in understanding the results of investigations to study rates of reactions. In addition, he will provide suggested solutions to the questions on Rates of Reactions on the SEC sample science examination paper and on the sample assessment items that accompanied the syllabus. He will also discuss the role of interpreting graphical data on the SEC sample exam paper.

Please note that this CPD event is for ISTA members only. New members are very welcome and can join the ISTA through their

The ISTA wishes to express its sincere thanks to Lennox Educational for their support in making the ISTA National CPD programme possible. A Lennox representative will be in attendance at the meeting to provide any assistance that you require and answer any queries that you may have.


Course Date 28-02-2019 7:00 pm
Course End Date 28-02-2019 9:00 pm
Registration Start Date 21-01-2019
Capacity 25
Available place 22
Cut off date 28-02-2019 7:00 pm
Individual Price Free
Number Hours 2
Location Monaghan Education Centre