Tag Archives: Discover Primary Science

Discover Primary Science & Maths

Here are some of the photostories made by classes participating in the “Discover Primary Science & Maths” scheme. We hope that  you enjoy them. Well done to all of the students and teachers for their fantastic efforts. 4th class photostory … Continue reading

Posted in Our Work, Science | Tagged , | Comments Off on Discover Primary Science & Maths

We have tadpoles!

We’ve been keeping a close eye on our frogspawn and we’re happy to tell you that we now have tadpoles. The tadpoles are  fun to watch, because they love to swim around all the time. 

Posted in Our Work, Science | Tagged , , | Comments Off on We have tadpoles!

News from Senior Infants, Room 8

We’re learning all about the season of spring in Aistear. Today some of us went on a spring nature walk around the school grounds. We brought our clipboards with us and recorded any signs of spring we saw. As well … Continue reading

Posted in Green Schools, Our Work, Science | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on News from Senior Infants, Room 8

Frogspawn

The children in senior infants, room 8 are learning about the life cycle of the frog. Along with many other classes they will spend some time  observing and recording the progress of frogspawn in the school courtyard over the next … Continue reading

Posted in Our Work, Science | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Frogspawn

W.I.T. Engineering Week

5th class attended a ‘Structures’ workshop at W.I.T. Engineering Week. They studied bridge design and had to apply the principles to building a bridge of their own. The strongest (paper) bridge held 114 coins. They learned about arches and built … Continue reading

Posted in Our Work, Science | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on W.I.T. Engineering Week

6th Class Take Off!

The children in 6th class carried out an experiment to explore how air coming out of the back of a balloon pushes the balloon forward. This is how rockets work – the hot gases coming out of the back of … Continue reading

Posted in Our Work, Science | Tagged , | Comments Off on 6th Class Take Off!

Senior Infants Scientists

The children in senior infants, room 8 tested various materials to see if they were waterproof. They found out that paper and kitchen paper weren’t waterproof, whilst plastic was. 

Posted in Our Work, Science | Tagged , | Comments Off on Senior Infants Scientists

5th Class Attend Science Week Workshop

Fifth class took part in Science Week 2013 at W.I.T. They attended ‘It Takes Guts,’ a journey through the human digestive system, presented by the London Science Museum. There were lots of ‘oohs’ and ‘aahs’ from the audience, cries of … Continue reading

Posted in Science | Tagged , , | Comments Off on 5th Class Attend Science Week Workshop

Rain, Rain, Go Away

The children in 3rd class, room 24 have been measuring rainfall. They’ll continue to measure it next month. Edited on 5th November : We’ve now made our own rain gauge, you can see the pictures of it below. Edited again … Continue reading

Posted in Our Work, Science | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Rain, Rain, Go Away

3rd Class on Tour

The children in 3rd class, room 24 had a great Tramore-based class tour last Thursday. They began with a walking tour conducted by local historian Betty Cuddihy. They visited the Doneraile Walk and examined the “Seahorse” memorial stone, along with … Continue reading

Posted in Our Work, Science | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on 3rd Class on Tour