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SCIENCE WEEK 2014
6th Class had a science competition for science week....where the children chose their own experiments, sourced all the materials they needed then presented their experiment to the whole class. They all did a fantastic job!!! The overall winner was Carolina...who won the fantastic science trophy!!!! well done to everyone for a fantastic week!
'Mad Scientist' Craig Stevens visited our school on Tuesday 19th November for science week and put on a great show. He amazed us all with allsorts of things.....flying balls and even a hoverboard!!!!! it was 'Mad'!!!!!!!!!
5th class were very lucky this week to have Garda Philip Gleeson visit. He taught them about fingerprints and played a game of 'who did it?'
Seomra Shona Senior have been learning all about wood this week and did some great experiments involving wood ....ie: floating and sinking, how temperature effects wood and 'how many blocks will fit'.
Seomra Shona Junior have been learning all about energy and especially electricity. Here are some pictures of an activity that involved finding things that need electricity to work!!!
Junior Infants 2 learned all about 'dancing custard'!!!!!!!
Soundwaves made the cornflour mixture dance on the speaker....much to the delight of children and adults!!!!
4th Class have been very busy this week with lots of visitors and interesting activities. Eddies mom showed them how to make a Moebius Circle and great tricks with balloons and matchsticks (Water made the star change shape!!!)
Noreen Burke from the Atlantaquarium brought a real aquarium to class and 4th will monitor what happens inside it for the next month!!
They also investigated how materials are effected by light.... ie: making them opaque or transparent!
1st class had a fun visit from Michelles mom. They made Moebius circles and were amazed at the 'unburstable balloon' !!!!!!!
Senior Infants 2 were also very busy this week.....
they made simple circuits that made a lightbulb light up and investigated what materials were magnetic!!!!
2nd Class investigated in the dark with flashlights!!!! they learned about transparent and opaque!!!
3rd Class ( and 4th) had a visit from Eimear Hassett during the week. She talked about how to develop a sustainable energy community. They saw how mini solar panels could power a windmill and how light can run a fan!!! They investigated the temperature in different house based on insulation.