Lego Workshop

During science week we were very lucky to have a visit from Learnit’s Lego Workshop. 5th and 6th class took part in a machines and mechanisms workshop and the children thoroughly enjoyed it.

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Classes involved: 5th & 6th – Mr O Flaherty’s, Ms Sweeney’s & Ms Joyce’s

Seeds in a bag

We planted seeds in a bag to observe their growth. We used wet cotton wool in the bottom of the bag along with the seeds and then we stuck them to the window to get sunlight. We will be observing and measuring their progress as the weeks go by. We also put a seed (with water) in darkness to see what would happen and we put another seed in sunlight (without water).

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After two weeks we removed the seeds from the bag to observe their growth. Results are below:

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Classes involved: Rang a 1 – Ms O Toole

Composting with worms

We have decided to try to compost with tiger worms. We set up our composting bins and added the worms. We had to let them settle in before we added the food. They need a dry, warm place to stay alive and eat all our leftovers.

Classes involved: Rang a 1 – Ms O Toole



We made a wormery so that we could see the different paths made by worms. We used different layers and then gathered worms in the yard. We had to look in some dark places for the worms because they don’t like the light.

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Classes involved: Rang a 1 – Ms O Toole