Discover Primary Science and Maths
Our school has won a Discovery Science and Maths Award for six years now!
Discovery Science and Maths aims to increase interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) among students, teachers and members of the public.
This programme introduces primary school students to science and maths in a practical, hands-on, enjoyable and interactive way.
Recently we discussed water pollution and contamination in SESE. We carried out an experiment to investigate how, although water might look clean, it might not be as pure as you think.
We celebrated science week last week with some wonderful experiments that we researched, sourced, explained and presented to the class!
Thanks to Sibéal from Galway Atlantaquaria for bringing 5th and 6th class on a seashore safari as part of the Marine Institutes Explorers Education Programme. We had a wonderful day on Friday exploring the seashore. A perfect way to end Science Week 2023!...
We had a fantastic time taking part in the Galway Science and Technology Festival. First and Second Class have been busy learning about microbes and we undertook lots of experiments which show us just how important it is to wash our hands. We learned the four main...
We had a busy October and had a very exciting party to celebrate Halloween. We have been learning about Autumn and all the amazing things that happen in nature during this time. We have been going on a Friday nature walk to spot the changes happening all around...
Coming up to Halloween we were learning about sugar. We decided to investigate sugar in fizzy drinks and the power of sugar. We are excited to check our experiment after the midterm, in the mean time we will be brushing our teeth loads!
We enjoyed a wonderful and exciting day at the Halloween Chemistry Workshop in Coláiste Éinde. Thanks to Dr. Meally - conjuror of compounds, hallowed mage and master of potions and the dark arts!!!
Science experiment – We mixed baking soda and vinegar to create Carbon Dioxide and this helped us to inflate a balloon!
Room 8 just sewed lettuce and spinach seeds. Would you believe, there is a recipe for spinach and chocolate chip cookies!?! We hope to try them soon!