Franz from IZAK9 came to visit our school during science week. He showed the pupils, teachers and parents how to use the IZAK9 cubes. What a fantastic new mathematics resource we now have in our school.
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 →
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 →
In room 10 we decided to experiment with energy and forces. We each made two paper helicopters using a simple template. What we need- Paper Helicopter Template. Scissors. Paper Clips. Ruler. With our paper helicopters made we then measured the length … Continue reading →
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 →
We decided to test reactions for our latest Science project. How fast our reaction speeds are and if there are differences with age, gender etc? We marked a ruler using a template between 0.01 up to 0.25 seconds. One person … Continue reading →
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 →