We had lots of fun In Room 18 exploring how forces act on different objects. To begin, we guessed if each item would float or sink. Then, we placed the items into the water and recorded our results on a … Continue reading →
Method Over one week we recorded the cereals eaten by each child each day. Then we correlated the data and listed the cereals used. Experiment Using a balancing scales we checked how many spoons of sugar in a bowl of … Continue reading →
Today in second class we all monitored our heart rate with the heart rate monitor. Our hearts are pumping at a regular rate. This pumping can be felt by placing fingers across the pulse point at the wrist or the … Continue reading →
Experiment 1: Does it Conduct or Insulate? Equipment: 2 Crocodile clips, 1 bulb, 1 bulb holder, 2 batteries, a battery holder, a match stick, a metal spoon, a pair scissors, a piece of tinfoil, a plastic spoon, a piece of … Continue reading →
We planted lettuces, radishes and beetroots before the Easter break. When we came back after Easter the vegetables had begun to sprout. We had to thin out the sprouts so that the vegetables would have enough space to grow. We are looking forward to watching our vegetables grow!
We planted them in our raised bed in an area of 1 square metre. We planted 5 straight vertical lines.
In First Class we’ve been learning about what plants need to grow. We devised an experiment to see what would happen if we took away one of the elements necessary for a plant to grow. We used cress seeds for … Continue reading →
As part of the GreenWave Project we usually measure the windspeed. This year the GreenWave project is not running but we are still going to go ahead with the project. Check out instructions for how to make an anemometer by … Continue reading →
Fourth Class visited the Water Ways Ireland visitor centre in the Grand Canal Dock during Engineers week. They learned all about how the canals were engineered and the history of them. Visit the education page for Waterways Ireland here. They … Continue reading →