Floating and Sinking; What is the best material for a life jacket?

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We had great fun this week in Senior Infants in room 2. We wanted to find a good material to use in life jackets so we started by investigating different materials to see if they would float or sink when … Continue reading

Chemical Energy and Capacity

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We had great fun creating lava lamps in 2nd class. Now we know that chemical energy is energy released during a chemical reaction. We found out that oil and water do not mix. Water is heavier than oil. For our … Continue reading

my sound project

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264456d33a266db3ae01028209d4f2db09bf8b86 SOUND VIBRATIONS CAN TRAVEL THROUGH

  • solid metal, wood and concrete
  • sound can vibrate through water and liquids

sound can travel by instruments by a low and high pitch

did you hear something? maybe

the sound you heard was as quiet as

your cat licking her paws.Or maybe

it was loud, like a siren going by.

sounds are everywhere ,and you

have two cool parts on your body

that let you hear them all:

your ears!

your ears are in  charge of collecting sounds,

processing them, and sending sound signals to

your brain.And thats not all- your ears also help

you to keep balance. So if you bend over to pick

up your cat, you won’t fall down -or even worse-

fall on your cat. MEOW !

sounds are made when a objects vibrate.

the vibrations makes the air around

vibrate, and the air vibrations enter

your ear .you hear them…

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Electricity – circuits, static electricity & powering a clock with potato!

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In fourth class we have been learning about electricity. We have been making circuits and static electricity. Electricity is a flow of tiny particles called electrons which can travel through wires. This flow is often called an electric current. An … Continue reading

Heart Rate Before and After Exercise

Today in our class we monitored some children’s heart rates before exercise and then we monitored it after exercise. We found out that your heart rate increases after you complete exercise. These are the results Name Before exercise After exercise … Continue reading

Dissolving sugarcubes in Room 12

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Last week in Rang a Trí we conducted a science experiment to investigate  how long it takes for a sugar cube to dissolve in different temperatures of water. We brainstormed in groups about what we would need and what we would … Continue reading

‘Frog Jumps’ in Junior Infants

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We have been learning about frogs in Junior Infants. We investigated if we could jump the same length as a frog. We read that a frog can jump up to 20 times the length of its own body. We estimated … Continue reading

Growing seeds in Junior Infants

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We did an experiment, over one week, to see if seeds need water and light to grow and survive. Our Equipment • Three cups • Cotton wool • Water • Cress seeds • Camera Our Prediction We think that the … Continue reading