• Explorers Cephalopod Science Investigations: My Squid Workbook

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla; Manning, Eimear; Quinn, Anna (Marine Institute, 2021)
      Explorers Cephalopod Science Investigations: My Squid Workbook, is an accompanying workbook to the books- CSI Squid for Beginners and CSI Our Favourite Squid Species. Learning about animals such as squid, help us discover some of the amazing things about marine biodiversity and adaptation; as well as exploring the ocean around the world.
    • Explorers Cephalopod Science Investigations: Our Favourite Squid Species

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla; Manning, Eimear; Quinn, Anna (Marine Institute, 2021)
      Explorers Cephalopod Science Investigations OUR FAVOURITE SQUID SPECIES provides an introduction to squid species. Learning about animals such as squid, help us discover some of the amazing things about marine biodiversity and adaptation; as well as exploring the ocean around the world. This book looks at ten squid species found around the world including the largest squid in the world called the giant squid to the smallest pygmy squid, which is the size of your finger nail. Each squid information sheet identifies the English, Irish and scientific name of the squid species; its size, colour and life span. The squid sheets also highlights the ocean that the squid lives in, its habitat; what it looks like; how the squid protects itself; what it eats; and its predators.
    • Explorers Cephalopod Science Investigations: Squid For Beginners

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla; Manning, Eimear; Quinn, Anna (Marine Institute, 2021)
      Explorers Cephalopod Science Investigations: SQUID FOR BEGINNERS provides an introduction to squid for children and teachers to use in the classroom and aims to inspire a new generation of explorers. The book introduces children to science classification and the names given to squid; cephalopod evolution; and where squid are distributed and their different habitats. The book also has a section about a squids anatomy and supports the Explorers Learning about Squid Film Cephalopod Science Investigations: Squid Dissection & Fun Facts, where the special features of squid are discussed. A chapter is also dedicated to the Kraken and highlights how the giant squid has been introduced into many cultures, over hundreds of years as a giant sea monster. The book also shows our connections with squid from yummy ‘squidulicious’ food, fishing, climate change to squid in museums and sculptures. Finally, the book also highlights how squid features are influencing science, technology and engineering.
    • Explorers Learning about Squid: KRAKEN the Sea Monster Presentation

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla; Crowley, Danielle; Manning, Eimear (Marine Institute, 2021)
      The Explorers Learning about Squid: KRAKEN the Sea Monster Presentation provides a series of fun facts that used to discuss the history, myths and stories of the giant squid. The Presentations can be used as PowerPoint or interactive presentations on a Whiteboard. The presentation includes lots of images that portray the Kraken in many guises. Photographs and images are Istock as well as Alamy. This PowerPoint may be used for educational purposes and the images must retain all of their image copyright details.
    • Explorers Learning about Squid: Our favourite Squid Facts

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla; Burke, Noirin; McCrea, Mona; Varian, Sarah; Larkin, Eithne; Peritz, Atalya; Murphy, Rebecca; McMahon, Eoin; Kennedy, Sorsha; O'Connor, Bríd; et al. (Marine Institute, 2021)
      The Explorers Learning about Squid: Explorers Learning about Squid: Our favourite SQUID FACTS includes 20 of the Explorers outreach teams favourite facts about squid. These can be used as a presentation within the class to generate ideas for class discussion, stories, and to help children create their own favourite squid facts. The squid fact images may also be printed and used as part of an Explorers Learning about Squid visual display in the classroom. The Explorers team facts were created by: Cushla Dromgool-Regan, Noirín Burke, Mona McCrea, Sarah Varian, Eithne Larkin, Atalya Peritz, Rebecca Murphy, Eoin McMahon, Sorsha Kennedy, Bríd O'Connor, Padraic Creedon, William McElhinney, Shazia Waheed, Mervyn Horgan, Jai Tuohy.
    • Explorers Ocean Literacy Knowledge Questionnaire for Teachers - Evaluating your knowledge about the Ocean

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla; Burke, Noirin (Marine Institute, 2017)
      Explorers Ocean Literacy Knowledge Questionnaire for Teachers - Evaluating your knowledge about the Ocean
    • Explorers Planning a Seashore Safari – Seashore Safety and Conservation Code

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla; Roscoe, Sam (Marine Institute, 2021)
      The Seashore Safety and Conservation Guide provides a checklist for planning a trip to the seashore. The checklist covers: Access / Facilities; Risk Assessment; First Aid / Emergency; Tides / Changing Tides / Weather forecast; Volunteers; Games and Activities; Designated Meeting Point; Clothing; Equipment; Games and Activities; Safety on the Seashore - in the classroom / on the seashore. The guide also provides a Conservation Code which adopts some key ‘do and don’t’ actions while on the seashore. This covers good practice from beach cleaning activities to taking care of the animals while exploring.
    • Explorers planning guide for primary school teachers: marine projects, environmental awareness and care

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2017)
      The Explorers teacher’s guide for marine environmental awareness and care provides a range of resources, presentations and lesson plans that can be used to teach and inspire students to develop projects about caring for our ocean.
    • Explorers planning guide for primary school teachers: ocean literacy and engagement

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla; Burke, Noirin; Allard, Brendan (Marine Institute, 2017)
      The Explorers Education Programme™ aims to build on Ireland’s marine and maritime heritage by increasing awareness of the value, opportunities and social benefits of our ocean wealth and identity. This ocean literacy and engagement guide provides ocean facts, evaluation tools and ideas for the classroom.
    • Explorers The Good, The Bad + The Ugly Deep Sea Species: An Introductory Book for Children

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla (Marine Institute, 2022-10)
      The Explorers The Good, The Bad + The Ugly Deep Sea Species: An Introductory Book for Children introduces children aged 10 - 12 to the fascinating animals of the deep seas, their adaptations to survive, and the threats facing them.
    • Explorers The Good, The Bad + The Ugly Deep Sea Species: Fun Facts to Get You Started Presentation

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla; Manning, Eimear (Marine Institute, 2022-10)
      The Explorers The Good, The Bad + The Ugly Deep Sea Species Presentation provides a series of fun facts that used to discuss deep sea habitats. science, and facts about the animals that live there. The Presentation can be used as PowerPoint or interactive presentations on a Whiteboard. Photographs and images are Istock as well as Alamy. This PowerPoint may be used for educational purposes and the images must retain all of their image copyright details.
    • Explorers The Good, The Bad + The Ugly Teacher Guide and Lesson Plans

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla (Marine Institute, 2022-10)
      The Explorers The Good, The Bad + The Ugly Teacher Guide and Lesson Plans introduces teachers to the module and provides them with space to plan lessons for their class to accompany it
    • Explorers The Good, The Bad + The Ugly: My Deep Sea Species Workbook

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla (Marine Institute, 2022-10)
      The Explorers The Good, The Bad + The Ugly: My Deep Sea Species Workbook is an accompanying workbook to the Deep Sea Species: An Introductory Book for Children which introduces children aged 10 - 12 to the fascinating animals of the deep seas, their adaptations to survive, and the threats facing them.
    • Explorers The Good, The Bad + The Ugly: Ocean Species and Zones Poster

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla (Marine Institute, 2022-10)
      Explorers The Good, The Bad + The Ugly Ocean Species and Zones Poster shows the different species that live in the different ocean zones
    • Explorers The Good, The Bad + The Ugly: The Ugliest of the Them All Poster

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla (Marine Institute, 2022-10)
      Explorers The Good, The Bad + The Ugly: The Ugliest of Them All Poster displays the most ugly thing in the sea: plastic pollution
    • Exploring Our Ocean Colouring and Activity Book

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla (The Camden Education Trust, 2018)
      A colouring and activity book suitable for infants which includes fun facts to introduce them to the ocean and ocean literacy. Illustrations by Dr John Joyce.
    • The Good, The Bad + The Ugly: Creating a Light Circuit - My Bright Idea for a Sea-Devil Card

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla (Marine Institute, 2022-10)
      Learn more about deep-sea animal adaptations, constructing a light circuit, and creating a card with the light, building skills in Creativity & imagination, Critical thinking & problem solving, Communication, Collaboration. This lesson ties in with Science (Living Things/Energy & Forces) but can be linked with art and English.
    • The Good, The Bad + The Ugly: Creating Super Slime - Hagfish Delight & Design a Slime Suit

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla (Marine Institute, 2022-10)
      Learn about species that create slime, making slime and the exploration of slime and fashion, developing Critical thinking & problem solving, Creativity, Communication & collaboration skills. This lesson ties in with Science and Art (Materials) but can be linked with maths and English.
    • The Good, The Bad + The Ugly: Deep Sea Exploration Paper Coding Game - Find the Fish

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla (Marine Institute, 2022-10)
      Learn more about coding and technology while developing skills in Digital literacy, Critical thinking & problem solving, Communication, and Collaboration. This lesson links with Maths (Data) but can be linked to English.
    • The Good, The Bad + The Ugly: Deep-Sea Animal Adaptations

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla (Marine Institute, 2022-10)
      Learn more about how different animals are adapted to life in the deep-sea and build creative skills like colour use and drawing. This ties in with Science (Living Things) but can be linked with art and English