Third class built their own rockets last week for Space Week. Check out http://www.spaceweek.ie for more information. Well done 3rd class.
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Sixth class visited Lifetime lab today and learned all about heat. They completed a number of investigations and really enjoyed the day. Una the instructor was excellent and even had a frozen ice hand at some stage!
Today we proudly received the Discover Primary Science & Maths Award from Science Foundation Ireland. It is a really nice looking plaque and will be proudly hung on the hall! Discover Primary Science and Maths (DPSM) is the national programme, … Continue reading
After a long hour of speeches and awards we have finally received our Green Flag for Travel. We would just like to say thank you for all the help towards this flag whether it be parent or student we couldn’t … Continue reading
Our school garden continues to flourish as we are blessed with the fine weather. We are looking forward to the day we can gobble up all of the wonderful organic produce that we will be harvesting: potatoes, lettuce, onions, strawberries … Continue reading
This morning a few sixth class boys along with Brother Ben prepared the beds for the strawberries and raspberries. We used a shovel and a pick axe to make the bed and pick out the stones. Tomorrow we will be … Continue reading
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This proved quite challenging but turned out to be a very enjoyable learning experience for the 6th class boys involved. First some bridges were built using no more than one or two sheets of A4 paper. Results were mixed but … Continue reading
Two of our junior infants investigate the fun effects of gravity using Marble Run.
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The third and fourth classes visited the Lifetime Lab for the “Explorers” Marine workshop last week . The Explorers workshop was a collaboration between Lifetime Lab, “Explorers” Primary Marine Outreach and Education Programme and Galway Atlantaquaria and it brought displayed … Continue reading
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This week Mr. Kelly and second class investigated how to make fizzy rockets. We gathered up a variety of empty water bottles, vitamin C tablets and Alka Seltzar tablets. We measured out 1m segments so that we could measure where … Continue reading