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World Book Day 2021

Posted by on Mar 4, 2021 in News

Rang a Sé marked World Book Day at home by dressing up and creating their favourite book characters using eggs/spuds/bananas!...

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Book Fair Rewards

Posted by on Feb 26, 2021 in News

Here is a glimpse of the books added to each class library. This was made possible by your generous support of our last book fair. Just in time for our return to the classroom!...

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S.N. Chóbh Science Week 2020

Posted by on Nov 12, 2020 in News

Rang a 6 explored series and parallel circuits involving bulbs, buzzers and motors. We also studied the body’s digestive system and tuned into a wonderful SFI online tutorial called foodoppi. We learned how important all our senses are when it comes to eating. We also watched tutorials on forensic science and water quality. Rang a 5 had great fun and learned lots while investigating reflection and refraction of light. Rang a 4 were very busy exploring the amazing work of famous scientists. Rang a 3 investigated transpiration in plants, created lava lamps (materials & change) and researched famous scientists. Rang a 2 explored the impact of oil spills on our seas and oceans. They also simulated an oil spill with a class experiment, highlighting the importance of keeping our seas unpolluted. Rang a 1 looked explored gravity, slopes and speed. We used marbles and toy cars to create ramps. It was totally chaos but SCIENTIFIC chaos! We also built some marble runs. Naí Shín were very busy exploring the properties of household materials like paper, cloth, tissue, wood, foil, plastic and glass. We discovered that some materials absorb water and other repel water. It makes sense now that rain jackets are not made from paper!! Naí Shóis investigated the Rojin under the strand Living Things. We also explored the human skeleton. Ms. Madden demonstrated a fabulous experiment using skittles yo show how sugar dissolves in water.        ...

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