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Marble Run

4th Class were involved in a group project in which they had to create a ‘Marble Run’ out of recycled materials. Their object was to make the marble move as slowly as possible. The run had to be 2m in length and they were free to come up with whatever design and obstacles they wished. The finished projects were amazing! They were all so
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Want to know how many bones the body has? Ask the juniors!!!

Want to know how many bones the body has? Ask the juniors!!!

The juniors have been learning lots of great facts about the human body!
Look at the great displays they made in pairs

Can you Balance?

Can you Balance?

In order to balance when you are standing your centre of gravity should be over your feet. When you are standing and bend forwards your centre of gravity starts to move forward too. Normally, you’d compensate by sticking your bum out behind you.
In this experiment you stand with your back and heels against a wall/door. … Continue reading Can you Balance?

Climate Action Project

Climate Action Project

This October Clontuskert will represent Ireland in an international Climate Action Project.
Fact: Our climate is changing! This is not a hoax! For this inspiring global project 250 schools over 64 countries will collaborate on climate change topics over the … Continue reading

Electricity

Electricity

    
 
 

Science Experiments

Science Experiments

We were very busy today conducting science experiments in class. Here you can see us working and cooperating in groups to do each experiment. Afterwards we gave feedback to the classes of how we did the experiments and their results. 

Ocean Projects, Green-Schools Theme

Check out our Ocean Projects by senior classes
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5th Class Visit to Balbriggan Community College

5th Class Visit to Balbriggan Community College

The 5th class children from St Molaga’s were invited to visit Balbriggan Community College. The children were split into different coloured groups on arrival. They then, with their group leader, visited the art room to make gory cuts out of paint, glue and plaster, the tech room to look at robots, the science lab to … Continue reading 5th Class Visit to Balbriggan Community College

Congratulations Clontuskert on Discover Primary Science Award

Congratulations Clontuskert on Discover Primary Science Award

This is our tenth Discover Primary Science and Mathematics Excellence Award. Ms. Síofra Hogan started the Awards in Clontuskert in 2007 and Mr. Joe O’ Riordan continued the great work up to 2010. Then Mrs. Murray started with DPSM!
You can … Continue reading

Sound

We carried our some fun expeirments today to learn about sound!
We used tuning forks dipped into water to show that sound causes vibrations!
We used elastic bands to create mini string instruments!
We used straws to make mini wind instruments!
Finally we made a ‘string telphone’ to test whether sound would travel along a piece of string! It … Continue reading Sound

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