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Marvellous Magnets

Students in An Droichead 1 had a super time investigating and predicting with magnets. We picked different objects from around our classroom and predicted if they were magnetic or not before recording our answers. When we were finished, we had great fun playing with magnets and different materials. We were even able to make a […]

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Some More Fun websites to Keep Children Busy During Lockdown.

Learning doesnt have to be boring during Lockdown. Here are some more links to some amazing websites for children!!! They are definitely worth a visit. National Geographic for Kids You can find everything from games to videos and fact sheets about animals , wonders of the world and climate. https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/ The National Museum Of Ireland […]

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Fun with Magnets

Today, Senior Infants in Room 1 did some investigating using magnets. First, we made some guesses about what objects and materials are magnetic. Then, everyone worked together in groups testing the magnets with the different objects materials. We discovered that magnets stick to metal. The magnets did not stick to wood or plastic. It was […]

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Science Week

Science Week came to Scoil Oilibhéir with a bang…literally! Children took part in a variety of experiments in the halla that emphasised the scientific language and skills of observing, predicting, questioning, investigating and showing results. Our budding scientists, i.e. The Student Council, led the way by conducting themselves impeccably as they demonstrated each experiment with […]

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