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

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

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

Volcano Experiment

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We have been learning about the effects of heat. A few weeks ago we made play-dough in our school kitchen. Last week Tristan used play dough to make a model volcano. Ms. McGinley has been teaching 4th Class all about … Continue reading

Construction in First Class

We learned a new poem called Bibblibonty. We decided to design and construct what we thought Bibblibonty homes look like. We worked in groups and drew up plans for our homes. Then we collected the recyclable materials that we needed to construct the homes. Finally we constructed our Bibblibonty houses. Check them out below.

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Junior Infants made Ladybirds!

We made ladybirds using clay. First we molded our clay into pots. Then we used tools to design our ladybirds. We painted them red and black!