Welcome to ScienceSpace

The education platform from CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory. Explore the site for student activities, teacher supports and innovative projects.

Send a Message to Space

A fun activity allowing students to send a message to space, learning about stars, planets, alien life and a lot more.



A competition for 2nd Level Students (transition year and upwards) to design, build and test a mini-satellite or CanSat


CPD for Teachers

Inquiry based learning techniques to promote children’s learning and understanding of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).


Event Calendar

Science Week CPD for Primary Teachers

Space Week CPD for Primary Teachers

All Events

  • Blackrock Castle Observatory
  • Science Foundation Ireland
  • European Space Education Resource Office