Category Archives: Materials

Space Week 3rd Class

Third class built their own rockets last week for Space Week. Check out http://www.spaceweek.ie for more information. Well done 3rd class.

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6th Class assemble some really useful shelves.

Following up on the investment in Maths equipment, 6th class boys are helping out by assembling some handy shelves and storage spaces.

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Science for kids – How to make fizzy bottle rockets – ExpeRimental #16

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This week Mr. Kelly and second class investigated how to make fizzy rockets. We gathered up a variety of empty water bottles, vitamin C tablets and Alka Seltzar tablets. We measured out 1m segments so that we could measure where … Continue reading

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Through the parts and pieces of a lawnmower 

Mr. O’ Donovan brought in all the parts of an old lawnmower today and we discussed each of them He taught us about each part and what it was for. We were allowed touch the different parts and he answered … Continue reading

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Primary Science Fair Limerick Fifth Class

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We were cautious of poor road conditions so we decided to leave a bit later than scheduled. We arrived in Mary Immaculate College at 11:00am. We set up at table fifteen and in no time we had everything up. Our … Continue reading

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6th class: How fast does water travel up a celery stick?

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In December the 6th class boys did an experiment to see how water would travel up a celery stem. We needed: a celery stick a glass water blue food colouring   We poured water into a glass, added the colouring … Continue reading

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Fourth Class present their science work

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Fourth class presented some of their science investigations during Science Week to parent during the OPEN NIGHT for the prospective parents. They also visited second and third classes during school time. Well done boys ye were superb! All About Magnetism … Continue reading

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