Parachute egg drop Room 27

Parachute egg drop Room 27

The children in 5th class Room 27 have been busy making parachutes this week while working on their STEM Egg drop activity. They have been investigating and experiementing about the the effects of air resistence and gravity on their parachute.First they dropped an egg on its own. Then they tried ou

Lego Robotics in Room 27 5th class

Lego Robotics in Room 27 5th class

Take a look at some of the fantastic projects completed by Ms. G. Fay’s 5th class over the last few weeks. They built and programmed Cooling Fans, Moving Satellites, Milo the Science Rover and other scice projects looking at pulling, speed, robust structure, plants and pollinators and preventing flo

BeeBot coding Room 7

BeeBot coding Room 7

The children in Room 7 have been working in the Hub over the last few weeks in their pods. They have been completing lots of different coding activities with the Bee Bots.

Coding Projects in 5th & 6th class

Coding Projects in 5th & 6th class

Take a look at some of the coding projects 5th and 6th class have been working on recently.6th class, Mr. Lysaght have been working with Spheros, Hour of code activities and Minecraft coding.5th class, Mr. Harrison have been working with the WeDo Lego materials to create some excellent guided proje

Coding with Lego 5th class

Coding with Lego 5th class

The children in Mr. Harrison’s 5th class are working with Lego WeDo materials to create and code their own models. They have built spinning fans, moving satellites and Milo the science rover. They have also being working with motion sensors. Take a look at what they have made.

Code your own Google Logo 6th class

Code your own Google Logo 6th class

The children in Mr. Lysaght’s 6th class have been completing some coding activities this week. Take a look at some of the Google logo’s they designed using scratch code.

Coding with Lego Education in Room 25

Coding with Lego Education in Room 25

The 5th class children in Room 25 are working with WeDo Lego education kits to build and code models. Take a look at some of their models and fantastic coding in the video below:

Coding with BeeBots in Room 8

Coding with BeeBots in Room 8

The children in Room 8 have been learning to code with BeeBots over the last few weeks. Take a look at some of their activities below:

Coding and building with Lego WeDo                                                                                                 #scienceweek

Coding and building with Lego WeDo #scienceweek

Take a look at the STEM projects completed by Room 28 5th class over the last few weeks. The children have been working in their pods with the WeDo 2.0 materials from Lego Education to build and code their models. They have also been working to control their models with motion sensors.

Coding workshops for girls and boys:                                               #scienceweek

Coding workshops for girls and boys: #scienceweek

Some of the girls in our school may be interested in free scratch coding workshops. These are being run by Designer Minds from 8th until 16th November as part of Science week 2021.Further information can be found at the link below. https://designerminds.ie/science-week-2021Dojomór are also holding f

Virtual DreamSpace visit for 6th class                                                                        @MS_eduIRL

Virtual DreamSpace visit for 6th class @MS_eduIRL

The remaining 6th classes took part in virtual STEM sessions with the DreamSpace team today. It was a fantastic experience for all the children. They learned lots about the world of STEM, mixed reality, artificial intelligence and also coded with MicroBits. Lots of complicated code was written and t

Virtual visit to Microsoft DreamSpace                                                           @MS_eduIRL

Virtual visit to Microsoft DreamSpace @MS_eduIRL

Two of our 6th classes took part in virtual coding and STEM sessions with Corey from the DreamSpace team today. It was an amazing experience for all the children and they learned so much about the world of STEM, coded with microbits and even designed a rock, paper, scissors game themselves!Thanks t

Bebras challenge finalist in 4th class

Bebras challenge finalist in 4th class

Well done to Mia Horgan in 4th class who made it through to the Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge finals during TechWeek in April.She did great!The Bebras Computing Challenge introduces computational thinking to students, by allowing them to solve interactive tasks online. It is run in over 50

Bebras Challenge winner in 4th class                                                         @TechWeekIRL

Bebras Challenge winner in 4th class @TechWeekIRL

Mr. MacCann’s 4th class took part in the Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge earlier this year. Today it we received the exciting news that Mia Horgan was a winner in the challenge and she will now go forward to take part in the national final as part of TechWeek 2021.Well done Mia! And well do

Coding with Sphero EDU: Room 30

Coding with Sphero EDU: Room 30

The children in Room 30 have been working in the HUB in their pods.They have been learning to code using Sphero EDU bolt robots.Sphero is a robot ball with several features that can be controlled through the Sphero EDU app.