Category Archives: Science


Science Ireland’s “Journey through the Solar System”


Declan Holmes from Science Ireland delivers an amazing, fun, interactive "Journey through the Solar System" to the 5th classes on Zoom

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5th Class trip to the RDS for Science Blast


Heather lends her pawsome support to the two 5th class girls as they present their Science Blast project in the RDS.  What a pro as she poses with the girls, leader of the Labour Party and TD Ivana Bacik and Mayor of South Dublin Cllr Emma Murphy

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Engineer Workshop


We were delighted to welcome a past pupil of St. Pius X, Lorcan Kelleher to the school who delivered four amazing workshops on Rockets to the 5th and 6th class girls.  Lorcan is in his final year of the MSc Space Engineering at Politecnico di Milan and is doing research into attitudes of girls and [...]

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Science Blast 2022


Congratulations to the two 5th classes who have worked tirelessly over the last few months on their Science Blast projects.  They have researched scientific questions, made predictions, completed experiments, drawn conclusions and recorded their information in a variety of ways. The classrooms were decorated with Science Blast banners, balloons and bunting.   Each project was assigned [...]

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Science Blast 2021


Some of us heard about Science Blast through our older siblings and others had heard about it from our teacher Ms.Smith.  We watched a few videos on Science Blast T.V. which helped us understand the steps to answering a science question. Each pod had to come up with a science question that we had all [...]

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Ms. Nolan’s Pumpkin Science Project!


Senior Infants are becoming scientists working hard investigating their pumpkins. Figuring out the height, width, length and weight! And of course checking to see if it floats or sinks!

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Science Blast 2021 Mr. Walshe’s 5th Class


We’d all been looking forward to Science Blast since the start of the year. Girls who had heard it from their siblings told their friends, who told their friends until the whole class knew. So, when Mr. Walshe made the announcement thoughts and questions filled the room. To help us know what to do, we [...]

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Science Blast 2021 Ms. Smiths 5th Class


Some of us heard about Science Blast through our older siblings and others had heard about it from our teacher Ms.Smith.  We watched a few videos on Science Blast T.V. which helped us understand the steps to answering a science question. Each pod had to come up with a science question that we had all [...]

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