Category Archives: Science Week

Science Week

Scientific Sue

Scientific Sue brings her Litter Lab show to St. Pius X G.N.S. On Tuesday 14th January 2020, Scientific Sue did four fantastic interactive Science shows in St. Pius X, G.N.S. When we got into the G.P. room we all sat down.   Scientific Sue welcomed us and introduced herself. Firstly she told us about litter and [...]

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Intel 2018

The day had finally arrived and we (the three 5th classes) hurried to our stands where we had set up our projects the previous day.  The excitement and tension was palpable!  Having spent many weeks researching and investigating our scientific question, we eagerly awaited the judges` arrival!  We were nervous, but very excited to hear [...]

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St Pius X GNS become CSI for the day!

Garda Aoife and Garda Sophie solve the crime! The three 5th classes had a forensics workshop with Garda Brendan and Garda Andy.  They showed us a fictional crime scene where,  on returning from the shops, Garda Brendan found his front door smashed in.  He called 999 and we (Garda Aoife and Garda Sophie) turned up [...]

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Declan Holmes visits Pius X, G.N.S. with his interactive space-themed show!

There was great excitement as Declan Holmes arrived in St. Pius X, G.N.S. with his new space-themed show!   Every class had the opportunity to participate in what turned out to be a fascinating insight into the world of space!  Through lots of fun and interactive experiments using rocket balloons, a golf ball and water bottle, […]

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Intel Mini Scientist Competition 2017

On Thursday the 16th of November the two fifth classes took part in the Intel Mini Scientist Competition. And the end of September the girls were placed in groups in which they formulated a question in order to make a hypothesis. Over the next few weeks they did research, surveys, tests and experiments and then came to […]

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6th Class visit Ballyroan Library during Science Week

6th class girls have fun at a Junior Einstein interactive workshop in Ballyroan library during Science Week 2017! We were very excited as we headed into Ballyroan library to a Junior Einstein workshop as one of our Science activities during Science Week 2017.   Sarah was giving the workshop and the first thing we did was […]

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