Planting in Ms. Eaton’s room

Different pupils in Ms. Eaton’s room were busy planting bulbs and watching them grow.

Learning about forces in Room 7

The children in Room 7 3rd class did an experiment on Forces and Energy, exploring the effects of friction on different ramp surfaces. They  integrated measuring in Maths  using meter sticks to measure the distance the cars travelled on ramps at varioius heights and with various levels of friction using a variety of ramps with sandpaper, carpet, corrugated cardboard and smooth wooden surfaces. 

Room 5 – Learning about living things

Room 5 planted beans and have observed them growing in their classroom.

 

Clay in Room 12

Making clay pinch pots in art.

 

Learning about materials in Room 12

We are learning about natural and manmade materials in Science. Today we made abstract art using materials we found outside or at home. 

BT Young Scientists awards

Room 6 and Mr. Roche attended the Young Scientists Awards. They were showing their experiment all about whether the use of digital games would improve their table’s test score.

They also got to see lots of other experiments and tests.

It was a great day.

Silhouette art in Room 15

With Mr. Lane, the pupils created their own figures using tin foil. Using these figures they were able to shine a torch on one side to create a silhouette.

The pupils then sketched the figures onto the paper.

Well done everyone!

Future cricket stars in Room 15?

Some ladies from Leinster Cricket Club in Rathmines came into school to each us lots of cricket skills.

It was so much fun.

Science experiments in Room 15

The pupils in Room 15 were learning about acids and bases and were testing different substances.

We used litmus paper to figure out if a substance was an acid or a base and we used the colour scale to find out its pH level.

Dramaíocht sa seomra 15

The boys and girls wrote their own Gaeilge dramas this week and performed them for the rest of the class.

Well done everyone.