Category Archives: Science


Building robot artists


Mr. Kelly’s 5th and 6th class designed and built a set of robot artists during Science Week. Take a look at the YouTube video that captures our work.

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6th class Science-Gravity


We were looking at Gravity in Science.We all threw a sticky man on the ceiling of our classroom. Gravity will eventually cause them to fall.The owner of the last sticky man attached to the ceiling will get a prize.I hope it is my one.It may take a few months.🤷‍♀️  

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6th class Science Week-Surface Tension


On Friday we studied surface tension and had great fun making bubbles and looking at the skin on water.

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6th class Science Week -Parachutes


We made parachutes and studied all about gravity. We also tested them and found out ways to slow them down.

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Snake Spiral 🐍🐍🐍 Junior Infants – Mrs. Duffy’s Room


Snake Spiral 🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍 Warm air is lighter than cold air Warm air rises and cold air comes in to take its place. This causes air currents (convection currents) The air above the radiator is warm and rises making our snakes  spin. 😊😉

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Egg -periments in Senior Infants!


We investigated if the egg is really strong along the dome part. We asked some questions. Where do you find dome shapes ? Arches and dome shaped buildings. In an egg, we have have many arches going over the same central point in lots of directions making it strong. We got two boxes of eggs, […]

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Senior Infants investigate sound


We made three musical shakers using plastic bottles. We put lentils, coins and sugar into individual bottles.  After shaking each we discovered that the coin shaker was the loudest and the sugar shaker was the softest sound. We decided to sing some songs and test our shakers. It sounded great.

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Our Minibeast Walk on Tuesday the 9th of November 2021


Our Mini-beast Walk Tuesday the 9th of November 2021 We had a wonderful time and saw loads of Mini-beasts.     We were very busy doing our Checklist     Look at our friends!!

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Science Week Space Rockets


The girls in 5th and 6th class designed and tested their paper space rockets to see how far they would fly. After the first test flight the girls then assessed their space rockets and made some adjustments to increase the distance they could fly. It was brilliant to observe some of the alterations. Some adjusted […]

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