welcome to greatideas.ie - a transition year module

Ten ideas - ten 40 minute periods
If you could only teach ten ideas to your students, what would they be?

Introduction Contact Animal rights An ocean of air Are we alone? Careers in science Certainty in Science Chaos Theory
Cognitive Psychology Communication Theory Cosmology Death Evolution Global Warming and
the Apocalypse
Mass Extinctions Free will
First life Geology Happy How Science Works How to study Illusions Incredible Oceans Lucky to be here
Nuclear Power Orders of magnitude Our greatest scientists Overpopulation Philosophy Physics and Art Physics and Music Pseudoscience
Behavioural Psychology Quantum theory Radiation and cancer Rocket Science Science and Religion Science of Sport Sex Sugar is poison
The Mighty Atom The vastness of time We are Empty Space Waves and Sound Wonder in Science Correlation does not imply causation