Scientific secrets, astounding tricks, juggling, acrobats and hula hoops create an amazing performance with Strong Women Science!
As part of Engineers Week 2021 we present a streamed circus science show for kids starring two women scientists turned circus performers!
You can access it here for FREE from 9am on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th February.
We all have questions. Questions like how you balance a chair on your chin, if you can juggle liquid, or how circus performers eat fire?
Strong-Women Aoife and Maria provided us with answers by revealing the scientific secrets behind their astounding tricks. In a fun, lively and fast-paced family circus performance, they demonstrate and explain how jugglers, acrobats and hula hoop artists use science to create their amazing acts.
StrongWomen Science is a circus science show for children and families starring two women scientists turned circus performers. Aoife Raleigh is an engineer, Maria Corcoran an environmental scientist.
StrongWomen Science doesn’t only illustrate scientific facts. It seeks to promote enquiry, inventiveness and accessibility in science, making it open to all, in particular young women and girls. In addition to demonstrating scientific principles in fun and accessible ways, it looks at the worth of failure and the power of teamwork, both shared by science and circus.
STEPS Engineers Week is a week-long festival of nationwide activities celebrating the world of engineering in Ireland. The aim of each activity is to positively showcase engineering as a rewarding and creative career choice in all communities. The annual event is coordinated on a national basis by Engineers Ireland’s STEPS programme - funded under Science Foundation Ireland’s Discover programme call.