2022/2023 Curious Minds Platinum Award

Science Foundation Ireland

Curious Minds Awards

Log Book 2023

Scoil Chaitríona Junior

Renmore, Galway 2022/2023

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Classes Involved:

Featured on our log book:

 Ms. McLoughlin (1st), Ms. Gaffney (1st), Ms. Flannery (1st)

Also involved:

All 1st

STEP 1:  Science

(4 hands-on science investigations, with at least one from each of the four strands)

Living Things:

Energy and Forces:


  • Materials

Environmental Awareness and Care:

(and also 2 or more examples below)

  • Science Speakers:

  • Pilot 

Science Week Events:

  • Colourful

External Science Week Events:

  • Sue

Space Week Events:


See all our Space Week 2022 events here

Event registered with Space Week Ireland 2022

  • Making

Other External Event/ Programme:

  •  “Flight..

STEP 2:  Technology

(2 or more examples of the children using ICT)

Our school is involved in EU Code Week 2022

See all our EU Code Week 2022 activities here
  • On

STEP 3: Engineering

(2 or more examples of the children investigating engineering in class or in the local area)

STEP 4 : Maths

(2 or more examples of the children using their maths skills as part of their science work)

Event registered with Maths Week Ireland 2022

See all our activities for Maths Week 2022 here

STEP 5 : STEM Show and Tell

(at least one example)