Sunday, May 22, 2016

Discover Science and Maths Award 2016

Yay!!
We have succeeded in getting our award this year!
Well done to all the classes who took part.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Log Book 2015/2016 G052

SFI Discover Science and Maths Awards
G052
Log Book
Scoil Chaitríona Junior
Renmore, Galway
2015/2016
video


Classes Involved:

Classes Involved:

Featured on our log book:
Ms. McLoughlin (2nd), Ms Mullins/Ms. Lally (2nd), Ms. Cunningham (2nd), Mr. Elwood/Ms. Lavery (2nd), Mr.Faherty (2nd)
Ms. Groarke (1st), Ms. Donnellan/Ms. McCaul (1st), Ms. Connolly (1st)
Ms. Crotty (Senior Infants), Ms. Fitzgerald (Senior Infants)
Ms. Gilligan (Junior Infants)
Ms. Needham (Language class), Ms. Coade/Ms. Fitzgerald (Junior Language Class)
Also involved: 
Ms. Maguire (1st), Mr.Carleton (1st), Ms. Halliday (Special Class),
All classes (and some from Renmore Senior School) attended the space and rocket morning.
All 1st and 2nd classes visited the Killaloe Dome during science week

Step 1: Science

STEP 1
Science:
(6 hands-on science investigations, with at least one from each of the four strands)

Living Things:

Energy and Forces:
Materials:

Environmental Awareness and Care:

(and also)
Science Speakers:
 Visit from a photographer
Visit from a photographer
Visit from a quality controller with Boston Scientific
Visit from a dentist
Dental Hygiene Workshop

Visit from a fire alarm tester
http://scoilchaitrionajnrmsflannery.blogspot.ie/2016/03/dental-hygiene-workshop.html
Marine Biodiversity workshop with Explorers Education Programme

Explorers Programme in April
Science Week Event:
School visit from Killaloe Planetarium for all 1st and 2nd classes


Step 2: Technology (ICT)

STEP 2
 Visit from a technician with Apple
Visit from a technician with Apple computers
Technology:
(2 or more examples of the children using ICT)

EU Code Week 2015
Junior First LEGO League, Radisson Hotel, Galway, 12/4/16

Step 3: Engineering

STEP 3 
Engineering:
(2 or more examples of the children investigating engineering in class or in the local area)
STEPS Visit from an engineer with Avaya

Step 4: Maths

STEP 4 
Maths:
(2 or more examples of the children using their maths skills as part of their science work)
Maths Week 2015
Hallowe'en Maths

Step 5: STEM show and tell

STEP 5 
STEM Show and Tell:
(at least one example)

Junior First LEGO League, Radisson Hotel, Galway, 12/4/16