Category Archives: Science

Fantastic Fidget Spinners

We had great fun designing our own fidget spinners this week. We then turned these designs into functional fidget spinners! 
Next we created our own nets of a cube and made 3D boxes to store our new fidget spinners and keep them safe.
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Minibeast hunt

Junior Infants have been learning about creepy crawlies this month. We learned about the different types of minibeasts and then went on a minibeast hunt in the school yard.
Have a look at our photographs.
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Carlingford Play Park and Picnic

We’d a great day today enjoying a picnic on the green in Carlingford, visiting the beach and playing with our class in the play park. What a fantastic way to make the most this amazing weather!
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Hearing Heart Beats

While learning about sound and how sound travels, 3rd and 4th class went one step further and made our own stethoscopes. We had great fun brainstorming, creating and testing out our designs.
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Easter Cooking

 
To Celebrate Easter, the pupils in 5th/6th class made delicious pancakes and decorated them with fruit so that they looked like Easter bunnies. We had a great morning cooking together.
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Wonderful Water

During World Water Day last month, we learned about the devastating effect oil spills have on sea creatures like penguins.
We then created lava lamps based on the principle that oil is less dense and floats on water. 
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Planting with JI and SI

Spring is a time for new life and so Junior Infants and Senior Infants have been busy planting. We had so much fun learning outdoors. Thank you to all the parents who helped us. 
 
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Senior Infants Plant Pea Seeds!

Senior Infants had a great opportunity last week. We planted pea seeds. We filled our own pots plant pots with compost and then popped in the seeds. We are taking very good care of them in our classroom. Thank you … Continue reading

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World Water Day in Senior Infants

Senior Infants had fun learning about the water cycle on World Water Day. They watched a cartoon called ‘Drippy the Raindrop’ who described his journey through the water cycle. They then recorded what they had learned. We dicussed the importance … Continue reading

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School Science Show and Exhibition

We ended Engineering Week in style this year with our School Science Show and Exhibition.
Infants right up to 6th class presented their science investigations this year to the whole school and afterwards there was an exhibition in each class so … Continue reading

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