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Other research product . Other ORP type . 2018

History: 5th and 6th class. The myth behind the naming of Moytirra - Balor and the Battle of Moy Tura

Institute, Marine;
Open Access
Published: 01 Jan 2018
Publisher: Marine Institute
Country: Ireland

The lesson introduces students to the naming of the Moytirra hydrothermal vents in the mid-Atlantic. The students will learn about how the name that was given to the largest hydrothermal vent was inspired by the Irish legend and story about Balor and the Battle of Moy Tura. The students will learn through readings of myths and legends from Irish culture.


Explorers Education Programme, Explorers Lesson Plan, History, Teaching material

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