# 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

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# 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

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# Floating and Sinking in Room 18

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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

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# Senior Infants: Room 3 investigated the quantity of sugar in cereals.

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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

# Heart Rate (bpm)

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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

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# This week in 5th Class, we have been investigating materials and their properties.

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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