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New iPads!!!

Junior & Senior Infants are using our lovely new iPads for station teaching. We LOVE them and have so much fun learning with them.

Science Week in 3rd Class

After a busy week in 3rd class, we thought it was high time we let everyone else in on the fun! We did a number of demonstrations and experiments to mark Science Week 2017 and we really enjoyed them. For our first experiment, we made Newton's Colour Circles and, although they're a little tricky to get working, they were so impressive when we finally got the hang of them! Our second experiment was involving a saturated solution of sugar and water but we have to wait a week or so to see those results! Finally we spent Friday afternoon making and testing our very own parachutes! This was great fun and quite challenging, even with the help of a carefully laid out procedure. Here are a few pictur

The Solar System

We have been learning all about planets this week and we made this really cool display to show everyone what it looks like.

Creating Hovercrafts!

We like to get hands on with our science experiments in the senior room, we recently made our very own hovercrafts! We used balloons to create an air cushion to help our hovercrafts travel across a smooth surface.

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