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Lifetime lab trip for sixth class.

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!                     

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Maths mobile workshop with the Lifetime Lab

Staff from the Lifetime Lab visited yesterday to give pupils in the senior classes the opportunity to engage in a variety of Maths problems. Boys had to follow instructions and work together to solve a variety of challenging problems. It … Continue reading

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Science for kids – How to make fizzy bottle rockets – ExpeRimental #16

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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

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Through the parts and pieces of a lawnmower 

Mr. O’ Donovan brought in all the parts of an old lawnmower today and we discussed each of them He taught us about each part and what it was for. We were allowed touch the different parts and he answered … Continue reading

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Primary Science Fair Limerick Fifth Class

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We were cautious of poor road conditions so we decided to leave a bit later than scheduled. We arrived in Mary Immaculate College at 11:00am. We set up at table fifteen and in no time we had everything up. Our … Continue reading

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5th class exhibit in RDS Primary Science Fair in Mary Immaculate College on Friday 15th of January


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C.U.H. Nurses visit third & fourth: Blood & Brains!

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A team of nurses from the Infant Department of the C.U.H. visited third and fourth class yesterday. The three nurses were called Ria, Rachael and Emma and they taught us about blood and the brain.           … Continue reading

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Will it float or will it sink? Junior Infants will let you know!

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Junior Infants were very busy working in their classroom this morning. They were working as scientists! They learned all about floating and sinking and they even carried out an experiment to test a range of objects to see which items … Continue reading

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Science Week in Fourth Class

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Fourth Class were extremely busy for science week. Here is a summary of some of the activities they were involved in. (i) Boys with their “Boole2School” certificates.  On the 2nd November, UCC organised a national day of logic, encouraging all … Continue reading

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Measuring Rainfall

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Third Class have created rain gauges and will be recording the rain fall over the next couple of weeks. We are hoping that it will be sunny every day, but the lads in third want it to rain constantly so … Continue reading

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