Category: Science

The Power of Compressed Air (Water Projectiles)
The Power of Compressed Air (Water Projectiles)

We used a bicycle pump and water to compress air.  This air gave our projectile the power to lift off.  …

Mini Beast Hunt with Kay
Mini Beast Hunt with Kay

We spent time in our school garden this morning looking for and identifying mini-beasts.  It was very exciting and we …

Foam Rocket/Projectile Challenge
Foam Rocket/Projectile Challenge

We had a challenge: to see how far we could fly a foam rocket.

We got to choose which sized …

Wonderful News
Wonderful News

We at Scoil Chaitríona Junior have achieved our 15th consecutive

Science Foundation Ireland Discover Science and Maths Award

and are …

Workshop on Irish Animals
Workshop on Irish Animals

Carole from Connemara National Park gave us an absolutely fantastic talk about Irish native animals.

She had brought with her …

Explorers Education: Beach Safari 2019
Explorers Education: Beach Safari 2019

We had an absolutely wonderful day on the beach with the Explorers Education programme.

Padraic and Anna were our guides.…

Wonder Dots in Tech Week
Wonder Dots in Tech Week

We programmed our Wonder Dots with our iPads today.  We are so fond of our Dots and we LOVE CODING!…

Baby Blue Tits
Baby Blue Tits

There is a Blue Tit nest in a nest box by the senior school.

We have a web cam in …

Tech Week 2019 Bee Bot Workstations
Tech Week 2019 Bee Bot Workstations

It is Tech Week 2019

We used our Bee Bots at 10 different work stations.

We really are experts in …

Tech Week 2019
Tech Week 2019

Here’s our class at our Bee Bot work stations:

and working with Wonder Dots and iPads:

 …