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

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