November 25

“The science of today is the technology of tomorrow”

       The boys and girls in Múinteoir Aoife’s Classroom had super fun during Science Week November 8th-15th 2020″. During the week the children carried out lots of experiments, science themed crosswords and investigated some interesting scientists and scientific facts.

On Day one, the children made lava lamps using oil, water and food colouring.

On Day two, the children did the Volcano experiment with mentoes and Diet Coke outside of course!!

On Day three, the children watched and carried out a love webinar workshop based on ‘Discover Your Tap Water’ hosted by ‘Science Foundation of Ireland’ (SFI)

On Day four, the children had so much fun during the exciting Balloon Rocket experiment. This was the favourite experiment by the children and great fun was had.

A great week fulfilled Science Week was had. They are all super scientists in the making. Well done all especially our ‘Sciemtist of the Week’ Eva. So proud of you.

 

November 28

Science week Junior Room (Step 1)

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image For science week my class did the dancing raisins experiment .First we got a cup of water. Then we put the raisins in the water and then we looked. They had sank. Then we got a cup of 7up. We put the raisins in . The raisins went up and down. This happened because the co2 was trying to escape .

We did a candle needs oxygen experiment. We got a candle. Then we lit the candle and we put a glass cup over the candle.The candle went out . Then we put the cup over the candle when the candle nearly went out we took it away quickly.The candle lit again because the oxygen was allowed in again.

We made lava lamps too. We got a bottle.Then we added water.Then we added oil. Then we add food colouring. Then we add Alkaselter tablets . This produced Co 2 which caused bubbles to rise up and down in the bottle. It was cool.

By Lucy