Magnetism

This week we learned about Magnetism. Magnetism means when something is attracted to metal. If the object is not magnetic it will repel. First we got into pairs and we made a list of objects we could test. We chose objects like the radiator, pipes, door handle, table, pencils and our school bags. We made…

Clay Pots Room 9

This week we made Ancient Greek pots out of clay. First we rolled the clay into a smooth ball. Then we squeezed the clay, pulling and pinching the clay with our fingers. We used our thumbs to push down the clay and made a hole in the middle of the ball. We pinched the side…

Book review: Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Diary of a wimpy kid is written by the author Jeff Kinney. It’s about a boy named Greg Heffley. One day he went to school with his friend and they decide to write a comic. They made a catchphrase; it was “Zoo wee mama”. Greg said that it was a bad catchphrase. Greg wanted to…

Room 9 Science Experiments

During science week in room 9, we did lots of fun experiments. Here are our two favourites! Colour changing milk. We needed: milk, food colouring, cotton buds and washing up liquid.  Method: step 1 put the milk in a bowl. Step 2 put a few different food colourings in the milk. Step 3 put a…

Our Class Surveys

In maths this week we did bar charts. We each worked with a partner and each pair picked a question to ask the rest of the class for their survey. Some examples of the survey questions were “What is your favourite colour”, “What is your favourite football kit?” and “What is your favourite country?”. Each…

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…

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…