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St. George's National School, Balbriggan Co. Dublin

Science

24th May 2024
Our Sunflowers that were left in the classroom after most of the students brought theirs home, are really coming along well...
 
 
 
 
10th Apr 2024
We planted flowers and vegetables back in the Autumn and they are starting to flower now. They look beautiful and take a...
 
 
 
 
In room one we have been learning all about under the sea. We have learned about protecting our ocean and looking after all...
 
 
 
 
10th Apr 2024
We carried out an experiment with skittles. It shows that the colur sugar that is coating the skittles dissolves in to the...
 
 
 
 
10th Apr 2024
In room one we have been looking at plants. What do they need to stay alive?We decided to carry out an experiment to show...
 
 
 
 
8th Apr 2024
We have been learning all about forces and designed and made our own Table Football Games! We used cardboard boxes that were...
 
 
 
 
8th Apr 2024
We have been learning about the importance of our oceans and how we can protect them. We read a beautiful book called Bruscar...
 
 
 
 
2nd Apr 2024
Designing and making a periscope.
 
 
 
 
2nd Apr 2024
Showing the spectrum of colours within white light, using a homemade prism as well as typical square based prism.
 
 
 
 
2nd Apr 2024
Light travels in a straight line.
 
 
 
 
12th Mar 2024
We worked in small groups to gather and collate information on different types of renewable energy. It made us think about...
 
 
 
 
2nd Mar 2024
In SESE this week we have been learning about climate and weather. We learned how to make some instruments to measure the...
 
 
 
 
1st Mar 2024
This week we have been learning all about FairTrade and Global Goals! We played the Fairness Game, which made us reflect...
 
 
 
 
1st Mar 2024
We have been learning about how we canplay our part to take care of our planet. After watching the cartoon Take Care with...
 
 
 
 
9th Feb 2024
In 4th class, we made a bulb light up with a battery!! Some of the bulbs were very bright!! 
 
 
 
 
Do you need to update your wardrobe? Stop by Room 2 for a consultation with one of our amazing fashion designers. We have...
 
 
 
 
In Aistear we have been learning all about animals and how to care for them. We have been working hard in the Vet's surgery...
 
 
 
 
5th Feb 2024
Last week, first class had to identify and investigate which ball from a selection would bounce the highest when dropped....
 
 
 
 
5th Feb 2024
1st Class enjoyed their recent group work where they predicted and then investigated to see if magnets would attract different...
 
 
 
 
2nd Feb 2024
Pupils observed and investigated the movement of objects along rough and smooth surfaces.
 
 
 
 
22nd Jan 2024
We were amazing scientists, investigating what affect different materials of balls have on them bouncing. 
 
 
 
 
22nd Jan 2024
In science, we learned all about seeds. Seeds are like tiny magic packages that can turn into plants. We did this experiment...
 
 
 
 
20th Jan 2024
Strand: Energy and Forces            Strand Unit: Magnetism and ElectricityObjective: Investigate...
 
 
 
 
18th Jan 2024
This week we investigated forces that we see around us everyday and how they are affected by friction. We were given toy...
 
 
 
 
17th Jan 2024
The Experiment:We carried out a simple experiment to watch would happen to an egg’s shell (representing our tooth’s...
 
 
 
 
11th Dec 2023
We are learning to identify different plants and animals that we can find around and in our rivers.  Flora is the Latin...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
27th Nov 2023
We had great fun experimenting with Density of various liquids in this experiment and could not believe our results!
 
 
 
 
26th Nov 2023
We are Super Scientists!! We completed different experiments throughout the week.1. Bouncing Balls - Learning how energy...
 
 
 
 
21st Nov 2023
Science Week was a great opportunity to enjoy some extra science lessons and discover more about the world around us with...
 
 
 
 
20th Nov 2023
We had a great time experimenting with our sense of smell, sight, touch and taste this week in Science!
 
 
 
 
17th Nov 2023
Our first Science Week was full of investigating. We did an experiment called Dancing Raisins, where first we worked on making...
 
 
 
 
17th Nov 2023
This week we have been reading about rockets, astronauts, planets, the sun and the moon. We decided to work in groups and...
 
 
 
 
17th Nov 2023
This week we learned about Nutrition Energy in science. We focused on the energy provided by sugar and carbohydrates. Firstly...
 
 
 
 
16th Nov 2023
Sixth class signed up to watch Curious Minds Science livestream shows - this was an exciting fusion of exploration and discovery!...
 
 
 
 
16th Nov 2023
For Science Week, 5th Class have been learning all about 'What Friction Is?'.  We have been exploring examples of friction,...
 
 
 
 
16th Nov 2023
Here we are in 4th class investigating how our heart rate increases with exercise!
 
 
 
 
16th Nov 2023
We learned about endothermic reactions today in an experiment which produced 'Soft Snow'. The children combined hair conditioner...
 
 
 
 
15th Nov 2023
We have been learning all about our senses in SESE. We used our sense of touch to guess the secret item. We practised using...
 
 
 
 
15th Nov 2023
This week we did some Science Engineering projects. We had to plan, design and create a container that would carry a pingpong...
 
 
 
 
15th Nov 2023
It's science week in St. George's and we are busy learning about the skeleton! We cut out and then labelled our very own...
 
 
 
 
15th Nov 2023
The children were busy this morning as they focused on a hands on science activity to celebrate Science Week. They were given...
 
 
 
 
6th Nov 2023
We learned that seeds need water, soil and warmth to germinate. 🌱 🌱  We designed an experiment to find out how...
 
 
 
 
25th Oct 2023
We have been busy learning all about the season of Autumn. We learned about squirrels and hedgehogs and some of the ways...
 
 
 
 
As part of SESE we were busy learning about how a house is built, the various materials needed across the building process...
 
 
 
 
9th Oct 2023
First Class enjoyed learning about the different planets within our solar system. We learned a song, designed some rockets...
 
 
 
 
6th Oct 2023
We have covered a lot about space over the last week. In SESE lessons, we have dived deep into learning about planet Earth...
 
 
 
 
 
6th Oct 2023
This week we celebrated Space Week in school. We learned about the sun β˜€οΈ. We learned about some of the planets in our...
 
 
 
 
6th Oct 2023
We explore our solar system this week. We had a lot of fun completing different activities learning about the different planets.
 
 
 
 
1st Oct 2023
We took part in our first Science Experiments of the year. 5th class explored which material was the best conductor of heat....
 
 
 
 
 
25th Sep 2023
Today we investigated in groups, how effective different materials are as heat insulators.  We had plastic, metal and...
 
 
 
 
21st Sep 2023
Science fun this week with spoons, butter and bowls!  Testing to see whether wood, plastic or metal is the best heat...