Homemade Toothpaste

Last week in class, we did a science lesson about making homemade toothpaste. We used lots of ingredients. We used 3 teaspoons of bread soda, ½ a teaspoon of salt, 2 teaspoons of glycerin,  1 teaspoon of peppermint and 2 teaspoons of water. The equipment we used was a plastic teaspoon and a plastic cup.…

Food in Italy

In geography we have been studying Italy. Italy is very famous for its delicious food! My class and I were very excited to learn all about the food in Italy. Pizza is one of the national foods of Italy. The type of pizza we eat today originates from the city of Naples in Italy. Spaghetti…

Trinity Access Tour

Near the start of April a group of boys from each 6th class went on a trip.  We went to Trinity College where we had great fun. We left the school when school started. When we arrived a lady showed us many sites to visit. On the tour we were told a haunted story about…

The Egg Drop Challenge

Near the start of April, Mr. Briody’s boys participated in the egg drop challenge the winners were Cameron, Freddie and Rafael What you need cardboard tubes newspaper old boxes paper tape, glue, rubber bands Popsicle sticks bags straws feathers cottonballs METHOD Come up with an idea of some type of container you can make to…

Sound – Paper Telephones

In Room 4 we did an experiment with paper telephones. We used paper cups and string. So first we put a hole in the bottom of the paper cup and then we put a hole in the other cup. Then we put the string through the cup and then tied a knot at the end…

Art – Elephants Room 4

We made elephants head out of clay.   We got the clay and started to put them into a ball. Then we made two ears by moulding them into two ears.   Then we started to make the trunk and tusks. We had to make sure that everything was nice and strong so that everything…

My Day in Croke Park

On Saturday February 10th, I got to play in Croke Park at half time in the Dublin V Donegal match. It was a great experience for me because my dream was to play in Croke Park. Before we played we went into the dressing rooms to get changed. Then we found out that the opponents were…

Our Historical Adventure!

This week was very interesting and fun. On Wednesday we went on an adventure in town. We left school early in the morning and got a bus into town. First we went to the Ancient Egyptian exhibition and we saw mummies, tombs, canopic jars, clay pots and statues of Gods. We then had a really…

Egyptian Poo Dig

This week for a fun experiment we did an Egyptian Poo dig because we are learning about the Egyptians. We became archaeologists for the day. Inside the poop was lettuce, onion ,beans, grapes, mango , nuts , melon, raisins, sesame seeds and bread. Miss made it from gravy, flour and sunflower oil. Some people did…

BIBLE EXPLORER

Over the past few weeks Colin Sheldon has been coming into Room 15 and here is what we done. Colin does a program called “Bible Explorer, The Old Testament”. In lesson 1 we learnt about “The Beginning of Everything” and we learnt about Abraham. He had two sons called “Ishmael and Isaac who had 2…