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Space Experiments
Space Experiments

We really enjoyed trying out some space experiments on Friday.

Here are some of the reports we wrote and the …

Space Week 2020
Space Week 2020

Space Week Events in Scoil Chaitríona Junior 2020:

Volcano Demonstration
Volcano Demonstration

We know that there are lots of volcanoes in space.

The largest volcano in our solar system is on Mars, …

Why can’t we hear sound in space?
Why can’t we hear sound in space?

On Earth there is air all around us.  Gases like Oxygen, Carbon Dioxide, Hydrogen, Nitrogen float all around us.  When …

Learning all about gravity
Learning all about gravity

We are learning all about space.

Today we were wondering “Why don’t we fall off the Earth when it is …

Asteroids, Craters and the Demise of the Dinosaurs
Asteroids, Craters and the Demise of the Dinosaurs

We learned about asteroids, meteors and meteorites.

We crashed different sized meteorites (balls) onto Earth (a biscuit tin with sand …

Space Data
Space Data

We are learning all about the planets for Space Week.

We made a data chart today of our favourite planets.…

Maths Attribute Blocks
Maths Attribute Blocks

We are learning all about 2D shapes using attribute blocks.

For each shape we need to be able to identify …

Making Foam Rockets (projectiles)
Making Foam Rockets (projectiles)

In preparation for Space Week next week, we have made foam rockets.

We used radiator insulation foam, duct tape, and …

First Communion 2021 Note
First Communion 2021 Note