Tag Archives: Science

CLOUDS

*There are three main  types of clouds that I’m going to tell you about. *Cumulus clouds look like a heap of cotton wool. They can be seen during fine weather in the summer. *Stratus clouds are usually low in the … Continue reading

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Apes

  There are 5 different types of apes. The 5 different types of apes are Orangutans , Chimpanzees , Bonobos , Gorillas and Humans. The first species of apes are Orangutans. Orangutans have long hairy arms with strong hands for … Continue reading

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Parachuting Experiment

On Wednesday we did a gravity experiment it was to teach us about  air resistance and gravity. Air resistance is the frictional force air exerts against a moving object. As an object moves, air resistance slows it down. The faster the … Continue reading

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Junior Achievement

     On Monday we had a very special visit from Sebrina who works as an engineer in Boston Scientific as part of Junior Achievement. She designs valves for the human heart and other tools used for surgery in the … Continue reading

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Native Irish Deer

Facts: Only the male deer have antlers. The name of a female deer bis hind or doe. It takes a thirty minutes for a fawn to start walking. The of a baby deer is a fawn. The Red deer, the … Continue reading

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Our friends the rooks

IMG_0352 We are starting to see the rooks almost every day.We have seen them collect some moss for their nest.We also observed them getting worms from the ground.Sometimes the rooks seem to be wet on some days we have seen … Continue reading

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Eggsperiment: To prove that flouride toothpaste protects our teeth.

Half of an egg was marked with a tick and half was marked with an X. The half marked tick was put in flouride toothpaste for 2 days. The egg was put into a glass of vinegar.   Vinegar is a weak … Continue reading

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Meadowsweet

Today we had a visit from Marina from wildflowerscansing.ie. She gave us a workshop on the Meadowsweet. It was really interesting. We drew some pictures and then we listened to the plant singing.

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The Rooks’ Nests

In this short video you can see the rook in its nest high up in the tree.

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Nest Building

The rooks and jackdaws are very busy nesting. Check out this short video to see them gathering moss to make line their nests and make them cosy. IMG_0321

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