Science is one of our favourite subjects in St. Margaret’s National School. Throughout the year classes are busy exploring, hypothesising and experimenting. We cover a variety of hands-on experiments based on the four strands of the curriculum.
- Living Things
- Energy and Forces
- Environmental Awareness and Care
Each class hosts a science assembly during the year and this provides an opportunity for children to showcase what they have been learning as well as teach others new and exciting science facts. Ms. Keegan is our school’s science coordinator. This page showcases all the wonderful scientific work done in our school. Read on to learn about what we have been up to since the beginning of the year.
We celebrated Maths Week this year from 17th- 21st October. Ms. Keegan who is our school science coordinator, organised a jam packed week of activities for all classes in our school.
5th and 6th Class took a trip to ‘Dream Space’ in One Microsoft Place. In preparation for their visit, they pondered the questions: ‘How will the world be different in 2050?’ and ‘What would you like to be when you grow up?’.
One small step for man, one giant leap for St. Margarets NS! Our Infant classes learned all about Space through Aistear and really immersed themselves into the theme!
To celebrate Climate Action Week and to further explore the Science Strand of Living Things, all classes in St. Margarets NS planted an assortment of tulip bulbs in our fantastic Greenhouse.
Ms. Gorman’s 5th and 6th class students took part in the ESB Science Blast competition this year held online via Zoom. The class thought up of a question to investigate and through research and a tremendous team effort they produced a fabulous science investigation....
We celebrated Computer Science Education Week this year from the 6-12th December 2021. The children developed their logistical skills, problem solving skills and creativity, through engagement with various coding games and activities. We used the fantastic selection of games provided on the Hour of Code website!
We celebrated Science Week from the 7-14th November 2021 and explored the theme of ‘Creating our Future’. The children were intrigued and excited about potential future developments in the areas of transport, school life, home life and farming.
We celebrated Maths Week this year from Monday 18th- Friday 22nd October. We enjoyed watching the daily episodes on Maths Week TV, participating in ‘Escape the room challenges’ and working with Maths stations which helped revise various concepts and topics from the...
We celebrated Space Week this year from Monday 4th - Friday 8th October 2021. The children in 1st/2nd Class and 5th/6th Class learned all about the famous astronaut Neil Armstrong, made papier maiche planets and speculated on the essential and non essential items that...
We would sincerely like to thank the DAA for the funding that the Parents' Association received from the Dublin Airport Community Fund. The Parents' Association used this funding to purchase JAGGO Blocks for our school. These construction blocks offer many learning...