Category Archives: Science Week


Science Week

Science Week 2023


Garda Brendan delivers a fun, interactive forensics workshop to the 5th classes!

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Science Week 2022


The two 5th classes have had a very busy, but exciting Science Week 2022! They participated in a fun forensics workshop with Garda Brendan,talked with scientists online in real time and, after learning all about the human respiratory system, they made models showing the workings of the human lungs.

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Ms. Godson’s Senior Infants have been having fun this Science week


We have investigated finger-prints, magnets, floating and sinking, rainbow spinners and played with a non-Newtonian fluid- obleck! We had lots of fun, predicting what would happen and then conducting our investigations. We also read about lots of female scientists such as Marie Curie, Ada Lovelace and Jane Goodall.

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5th and 6th classes are given the opportunity to talk with Italian Space Engineers Giulia and Cristina on a Zoom call during Science Week 2021!


Thanks to Lorcan Kelleher, we (the 5th and 6th classes) were given the opportunity to talk with Italian Space Engineers Giulia and Cristina.   These two inspirational young women gave fantastic presentations on how stars are formed and how we use Space to keep an eye on Earth.  They talked about how they came to have [...]

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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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