Category Archives: Step 1: Science Investigations

Discover Primary Science – D053 – Step 1 & 4- Science & Maths-Which Magnet is the Strongest? -Ms Howard’s Senior Infants

Which magnet is the strongest? Curricular content. Science Energy: Magnetism. Maths Number: Counting, Comparing and ordering. Data: Representing Data. Step 1: Science investigations. The children in Ms Howard’s class first investigated the materials through free play and guided discovery. They … Continue reading

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Discover Primary Science – D053 – Step 1 & 4- Science & Maths-Investigating Fruit -Ms. Kelly’s Senior Infants!

Strand: Living Things Strand Unit: Plants and Animals Our class decided to investigate the fruit we had read about in the story Handa’s Surprise, written by Eileen Browne. First we collected our resources. We needed a variety of fruit – … Continue reading

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Discover Primary Science – D053 – Step 1 & 4- Science & Maths-Our Lava Lamp Experiment -Ms Buckley’s Second Class

What we needed: Clear containers, effervescent tablets (we used alka seltzer), food colouring, vegetable oil, spoons. Method: First, we made several predictions: 1) We predicted what would happen when we dropped an effervescent tablet into a jar of water. Result: … Continue reading

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