4th Class STEM

Last week 4th class enjoyed some great STEM activities. We completed some design and make activities, wrote summaries, and looked into some jobs that involve STEM. We all really enjoyed our STEM days! I was so impressed with the children’s design and make activities! Here are a few of them below 🙂 Here is an animal enclosure made by Riley Lewis made a boat that Continue Reading

Lego workshop in Junior Infants

Our class had a Lego workshop where we all became engineers. We started by looking at different skyscrapers around the world. In groups we designed our own skyscrapers. We drew our plans and worked in groups to plan the design for our skyscrapers. We talked about how tall skyscrapers are and how many windows they have. We also made our skyscrapers unique by adding roof Continue Reading

Lego Workshop

Junior Infants, Senior Infants and First class children took part in a Lego Workshop. The young engineers had a task of building skyscrapers. The children had to work in groups and had to design and build a skyscraper that would survive the earthquake test. They all did a great job!

Junior Infants – Ms O’Dwyer

STEM 2018/2019 Strand  – Energy and Forces Strand Unit – Magnetism Investigation – Which is the strongest magnet? Ms O’Dwyer’s class investigated which magnet is the strongest by testing various sizes of magnets and using them to pick up paper clips. We made predictions and carried out an experiment to see whether the larger, medium or smaller sized magnet was the strongest. The children recorded Continue Reading

Science

Strand: Living Things        Strand Unit: Human Life             6th Class         Ms.Glynn  Some children in 6th class took a trip to Trinity as part of the TAP programme. The first activity they took part in involved judging a cake competition based in the human anatomy. The brain cake was the real hit of the day.   Continue Reading