St Vincent De Paul Food Appeal

St. Vincent De Paul St. Vincent De Paul is a charity that helps people in need. Every year at Christmas time they hold a food appeal to collect up food for people who don’t have as much food as others. This Christmas over 140,000 people in communities across the country will ask SVP for help…

College Awareness Week

Our school is college aware. Recently our class did our own student ID cards as part of College Awareness Week. On our ID cards we had to draw our faces on the top right corner of the card and our teacher put the crests of Trinity College, UCD, DIT and DCU we looked at the…

How Smoking Effects Your Lungs.

How Smoking Effects Your Lungs In our class we did an experiment to show how bad smoking is for your lungs and this is our investigation QUESTION: Does smoking effect your lungs? MATERIALS: 2 cigarettes, some cotton wool, a bottle, a lighter METHOD: Step 1: Take off the cap and place the cotton in the…

Lung Capacity

In room 5 we did a lung experiment to test our lung capacity. We did this to see if we got the average lung capacity to see if we are fit. We did it with plastic tubing [make sure it’s clean], a large plastic bottle, water and a basin. You put the water in the…

The Waiting Prince

This poem is inspired by the poem by Ann Bonner named, “Night Owl”.                 The Waiting Prince Night is near. Storm approaching. Waves banging the wooden deserted harbour.   Thunder heard in the distance. Ships with hangings sails fleeing.   Yet he stands under the arch Staring carefully. Waiting for his bride To arrive.  …

The Power of Design

This year room 27 got a visit from a person who works as a designer for TV3 as part of our junior achievement programme. The junior achievement programme helps to learn skills that you could use in the world. Sinead came in and was talking about shapes and designs in a lesson called the power…

Genius Hour

Genius hour started in Google when they gave their employees 20% of their time to work on their own idea. This made a big company 3M which you might know from projectors. Our class [Room 5] are doing Genius hour every Friday. Genius hour give us one hour every Friday to do a small project…