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Learning about Gravity and Air Resistance
Learning about Gravity and Air Resistance

We are learning all about space.

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

Conkers and Autumn Seeds
Conkers and Autumn Seeds

We have been looking at Horse Chestnut leaves, chestnuts and conkers.

These are very different from the sycamore helicopter seeds …

Litter Calendar Competition
Litter Calendar Competition

We have been talking about keeping our environment litter free and free from pollution.

Each year Galway City Council produce …

Space Week 2022
Space Week 2022

We at Scoil Chaitríona Junior are thoroughly enjoying Space Week 2022

Here are some of the things we have done:…

Meteors, Meteorites, Craters and The End of the Dinosaurs
Meteors, Meteorites, Craters and The End of the Dinosaurs

We learned about asteroids, meteors and meteorites.

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

Mouse Rockets
Mouse Rockets

To celebrate Space Week, we made mouse rockets from circles of paper which had been made into cones.

We made …

Straw Rockets 22
Straw Rockets 22

We made cylinders from rectangles of paper.

Then we stuck pictures of rockets on top.

We can get these to …

Space Questions
Space Questions

It is nearly Space Week 2022 so we have been talking a lot about space, about rockets, about trips to …

Space Books
Space Books

We are enjoying reading stories and books about space, rockets and our solar system.

Here are some of the books …

Space Data Chart
Space Data Chart

We are learning all about the planets in our solar system.

Today we all got to vote on which planet …