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Science Safari

Pupils explore the Foyle from a completely different perspective. Paddling large 14 seater canoes, pupils navigate between Prehen and Culmore point.

Science Safari Availability: All year round
Suitable for: Post Primary (11+ year olds)

Possible topics include:

  • layering of saltwater and freshwater in the river (measuring salinity)
  • measuring PH, temp, dissolved oxygen, suspended solids
  • wildlife watching (birds & mammals),
  • impacts human activity (man-made structures, littering, etc)
  • the river as a conduit (commercial and recreational use).