Science Week 2014

Its Science Week at St. Francis of Assisi and we have an exciting schedule of events that involves participation from all classes and teachers.

Take a look at what our students are experimenting with.

Monday:

Fifth Class  work with Senior Infants to conduct a scientific investigation “The Snowman’s Coat”.

Tuesday:

Fifth Class work with Junior Infants to conduct a scientific investigation “The Snowman’s Coat”.

Wednesday:

Science Debates. 

Third Class – Rm 11 vs Rm 12 “Do aliens exist?”

Fourth Class – Two teams – “Did we really land on the moon?”

Fifth Class vs Sixth Class – “Should mankind invest in the exploration of space?”

Thursday:

Fifth Class will make “Alien Soup” for first & second classes.  They will demonstrate how to separate “Alien Soup”.

Friday:

Fifth Class will hold a science event in room 14.  They will demonstrate several investigations.  Classes will come to visit throughout the day .

 

If you’re interested in extending your childs science knowledge at home check out these websites.

 

Useful Websites/Resources:

·         Discover Primary Science: http://www.primaryscience.ie

·         Science Week 2014:   www.science.ie

Official website for Science Week.  Good for posters, logos and fun scientific investigations.

·         Science Kids: http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/

Good for fun science experiments, facts, games, quizzes, word searches and learning about famous scientists.

·         Kidspot: http://www.kidspot.com.au/kids-activities-and-games/science-experiments+10.htm

Lots of fun experiments.

·         Science bob: http://www.sciencebob.com/experiments/

More fun experiments.

·         Easy Science: http://easyscienceforkids.com/

Science facts & activities.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/4_11/site/science.shtml

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/index_flash.shtml

Videos & science clips.

·         Children’s University of Manchester: http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/interactives/science/

·         Woodlands: http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/

·         Youtube: Good for fun investigations.

·         http://www.neok12.com/games.htm

Interactive games, jigsaw puzzles, diagrams, quizzes & games.

·         http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/science_games.html