Category Archives: Science Week

Science Week

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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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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