• Question: Give me a reason why I should vote for you

    Asked by 627nenp43 to Tiernan, Sonia, Mossy, Maureen on 14 Nov 2018. This question was also asked by sliced bread.
    • Photo: Sonia Lenehan

      Sonia Lenehan answered on 14 Nov 2018:

      If you vote for me it would help me set up my science programme with the National Council for the Blind (NCBI) faster! My youngest sister is blind and she found science really hard as a lot of it is pictures and you have to see things in order to understand. So she found it very hard to understand science and does not do it as a leaving cert subject because of this. So I would like to set up a programme so that children who are blind can visit the NCBI and learn about science using models of the heart and the brain and cells! And also science teachers can visit as well so they get new ideas on how to teach science so that every student in their class can understand it!

    • Photo: Maureen

      Maureen answered on 14 Nov 2018:

      If you vote for me, I would like to use the money to set up a science student pen pal programme. I’ve had so much fun speaking with you all during IaS and it would be really neat to make a longer programme where we get to talk a bit more. 🙂 Basically, scientists and students would be matched up and send letters to each other.