Category Archives: Science


An Engineer’s Visit to 5th Class


5th class girls learn about the work of an engineer and investigate   materials with engineer Shannon Greene!

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Intel Mini Scientist Regional Finals 2017


We are so proud of our group of 5th class girls that made it to the regional finals at Intel.  The girls had a fantastic day competing against other schools from around Dublin.

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Discover Science and Maths Award 2017


Congratulations to St. Pius X GNS on their outstanding achievement in receiving the Plaque of STEM excellence for 2016/2017.

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Engineers Week 2017 in St. Pius X G.N.S.


After weeks of planning, designing and investigating, Engineers Week finally arrived.

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Primary Science Fair RDS


There was a buzz of excitement when we arrived at the RDS on Thursday 12th January.  We set up all the elements of our project  “The planet Mars – an Earth-like World?” at our allotted stand.   Martin, our 3D Martian was placed in a very prominent place to attract the attention of the passersby…. and […]

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Intel Regional Final 2016


Annabel, Megan and Katie represented St. Pius X G.N.S. in the Intel Regional Final in Intel on Friday 9th December 2016 with their project “How do raising agents make food rise?” “We arrived at Intel on the 9th of December 2016 at 8.35am, found the stand with our school and project name on it and […]

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Science Week 2016


Science Week 2016 in St. Pius X G.N.S. Science Week was yet another exciting and eventful week in St. Pius X, G.N.S.  The theme this year was #Science Rising and the focus was on the scientific concept of “light”.  Many classes carried out activities in this area. Garda Ben from Terenure Garda station gave a […]

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Intel 2016


The Intel Mini Scientist competition 2016 The 11th November 2016 was an exciting day during  Science Week in St. Pius X, G.N.S. as the two 5th classes set up for the Intel Mini Scientist competition.  For the past few months, the girls have been investigating a particular scientific question and after much research, exploration and […]

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Space Week 2016


Space Week is Ireland`s newest national STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) week in parallel with World Space Week, and took place this year from  3rd– 8th October. The theme was  “ Our Planet, Our Space, Our Time”. To mark the week, the girls in the two 5th classes displayed their amazing creative talents and […]

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