Great fun doing Maths activities with Elaine from AIB.
We developed a number of questions and put them on clip boards.
In our research we discovered that there are a number of types of bridges including arch bridges and beam bridges.
We observed that Harold’s Cross Bridge is an arch shaped bridge
while Portobello Bridge is beam shaped.
Portobello Bridge has a lock. The ropes can be released to open
the lock gates and increase the water levels and allow boats through.
Here are some examples of the children using technology. We have a wonderful computer room that we use to develop Power Points and plot graphs for STEM. We have interactive whiteboards in each classroom to enhance our teaching.
How can we investigate if our Lunches contain fat?
The fat will show as a different colour.
Products – Stork Margarine, dumplings, mincemeat, raisins, chicken tikka
Bananas, tomatoes, carrots, strawberries, bread and wraps
1. Label the brown paper with your name and food type.
2. Place a piece of food on a sheet of brown paper.
3. Fold the paper over the food.
4. Rub the food into the paper.
5. Leave the paper on the window to dry.
1. Stork Margarine, dumplings, mincemeat, raisins and chicken tikka left a stain
on the brown paper.
2. Bananas, tomatoes, carrots, strawberries, bread and wraps did not leave a
1. The food that left a stain contains fat – Stork Margarine, dumplings,
Mincemeat, raisins and chicken tikka.
2. The food that did not leave a stain doesn’t contain fat – Bananas, tomatoes,
carrots, strawberries, bread and wraps.
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We investigated which butter or margarine would go off first. Materials Zip lock bags Spoon Butter/Margarine (Pure homemade butter, Dairy gold butter, Dairy gold Original Flora, Low Low, Benecol, Heavenly Buttery, Stork margarine) Our Hypothesis Pure butter will go … Continue reading
Great team work and lots of fun constructing the tallest tower.
What imagination and creativity?
5th class room 6 designed and constructed these beautiful pieces of art.