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…

Projects on Italy

On the 14 of January, Room 10 did projects about Italy. What we needed was: scrapbooks, white paper, colours, pencils and glue.  We started off with our Table of Contents which had our page numbers and titles but we didn’t write on it until the end. We had 3 weeks to finish our projects and…

Tag Rugby

We are learning tag rugby in Drimnagh castle. The man that teaches us is called Gareth. Gareth will be teaching us for 6 weeks. Tag rugby is rugby with a belt and you have two tags on the belt you are wearing. If you get a tag pulled off you keep the ball but if…

CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS REPORT

We started learning about Christopher Columbus in January 2018 .We found out that he had his biggest voyage in 1492 with 3 ships the Niña, the Pinta, and the Santa María. Christopher sailed the Santa María. He bought the 3 ships from the King and Queen of Spain because the Portuguese King and Queen refused.…