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STEAM – Engineering in a box

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It has been said that engineering stimulates the mind – that children need to get their hands dirty; make things, dismantle things and fix things. This is why STEAM Education Ltd (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Applied Maths), has … Continue reading

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Parachutes Fourth Class

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Ms Mangan’s fourth class enjoyed making parachutes seeing how they operated. Here are the results: Some questions about the results: Which parachute was the quickest to touch the ground without any coins? Which parachute was the slowest to touch the … Continue reading

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Maths Week

Check out all of the great Maths Week games and puzzles at http://www.mathsweek.ie

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Pulleys and levers

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As part of our STEAM Engineering project, in collaboration with UCC, 5th Class has this week been learning how to make simple machines, including a pulley system.  Our pulley systems were based on the actual workings of a wind turbine! … Continue reading

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Trip To Mitchelstown Cave

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On the 9/11/2017 we went to Mitchelstown Cave for a field trip. The cave was discovered in 1833. Our guide explained to us that a farmer named Michael Condon first discovered the cave. Michael and his sons ventured into the … Continue reading

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Trip To Mitchelstown Caves

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  Yesterday on the 9th of November 6th class went on a field trip to Mitchelstown Caves where we learned a lot about the caves. Before we went into the caves our guide told us that a farmer called Michael … Continue reading

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STEAM

5th Class S.T.E.A.M Project Ms Curran’s 5th Class started their STEAM project this week.  STEAM stands for Science Technology Engineering Art and Maths. We are working with Charles Piron, who is an engineer from Belgium. In our first lesson we … Continue reading

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