This week you’re going on a few different virtual tours. There are different activities for each tour that will keep you busy this week. Do as much as you can. Each Virtual Tour has an education section on the website which we will link to below. Check out these activities too and see if there is something that catches your eye. Also, if they inspire you to do something that we haven’t listed, feel free to do that as well. Enjoy!
The San Diego Zoo is a world-famous zoo located in San Diego, California. It is home to an incredible range of animals and wildlife including many endangered species. It has set up loads of web cams all over the zoo. Click on the links and explore the zoo. Go wild!
Activities for the Week:
Here is a list of links for interesting places to visit in Ireland. Try to visit as many as possible.
Áras an Úachtaráin
Children’s section: https://president.ie/en/childrens-section
Áras an Uachtaráin is the official home of the President of Ireland. It is located in the Phoenix Park. Before being the President’s House, it was home of the Viceroy of Ireland, the representative of the Crown in Ireland.
Cork City Gaol
Cork City Goal was a prison in Cork City which housed many prisoners over the years. While it might look like a fancy Victorian Castle it was a working prison with very difficult conditions for the people being held there.
Chester Beatty Library
Children’s section: https://chesterbeatty.ie/learning/
The Chester Beatty Library includes many of the artefacts collected by Alfred Chester Beatty over the course of his life. He was a rich man who made a lot of money from mining and used this money to collect rare historical items from all over the world particularly the Far East, as it would have been known in his lifetime. When he died, he donated his entire collection to the people of Ireland.
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