This week is Science Week and the scientists are out in full force in St Louis!! Junior Infants were investigating floating and sinking today. They were really surprised to discover that a peeled orange will sink and an unpeeled orange will float as the skin is porous and fills with tiny pockets of air! Senior [...]
The Three Little Pigs
Room 2 have been busy reading 'The Three Little Pigs'. We sequenced the story first. Then we used the iPads and Adobe Spark to take photos of our pictures and record ourselves telling the story. Click here to listen to our wonderful version of the story.
There's no better way to spend a sunny day than to blow bubbles. Junior Infants made their own bubble makers to blow the best bubbles in Rathmines. They also came up with questions which you might like to try to answer: What happens to the water? What happens to the soap? How do you make [...]
Engineers in Junior Infants
Junior Infants worked in pairs to build bridges. They had to build a bridge that a vehicle could drive under and over. The bridge had to be wide and not too narrow. There were lots of things to consider. The children discovered that it was important to build a strong bridge.
Maths Power Hour
The Junior Infants have begun Maths Power Hour. This week their maths brains have been fueled by extra fruit and veggies as the whole school is taking part in Food Dudes. Maths Power Hour provides a focus on maths through team teaching (4 teachers). Each session focuses on specific maths games and activities which aim [...]