Just how long can you stretch a piece of a4 paper? 6th class definitely rose to the challenge… the actual measurements went way past their estimations. Lots of scientific skills used… like planning, observing, analysing. Advertisements
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Check out this website http://www.learningscienceisfun.com for two songs, one called Line em up (about decimals) and fraction action (about, yes, you guessed it!). Please tell me what you think of them!
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6th Class were very creative this week! Amazing what can be made using recycled and some new materials! How do you like our Halloween Display!?
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It was Science! It was Technology! It was Engineering! It was Art! It was Maths! Griffeen Valley came, saw and conquered at Croke Park today!
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The money we raised from Coder Dojo workshops last year went to Nagar Hope, a charity set up by Lucan man Doc Clandillon to help fund community ventures in Nepal. Doc’s Mam and Dad came to Griffeen to accept the Cheque on his behalf.
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Fifth Class Maths Stations during Maths Week.
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Alison’s Fourth Class linked learning about the Sun during Space Week to Outdoor Classroom Day. They made sundials and checked different shadow lengths at different times of the day. They also used templates and chalk to make very beautiful galaxy drawings and did some Science Fiction writing!
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