Welcome to our SFI Discover Science & Maths Award page!
We were awarded the Plaque of STEM Excellence in June 2018.
Below are links to some of the wonderful STEM activities we do each year in Carrig National School.
STEP 1: SCIENCE
6 hands-on science investigations
5th Class: The Big Grow Project
Energy and forces:
Senior Infants: Learning about sound
4th Class: Cross-curricular Polar Regions Project
1st Class: Science Eggsperiment!
Environmental Awareness and Care:
3rd Class: Design & Make bird feeders from recycled materials
Host a Space Week event in 2017:
Host a Science Week event in 2017:
Invite a science speaker to our school:
Guest Speaker Lulu Bergin, speaking about the life-cycle of ducks
STEP 2: TECHNOLOGY (ICT)
2 or more examples of the children using ICT
Safer Internet Day workshops in 4th, 5th & 6th
PowerPoint presentations in 5th Class
STEP 3: ENGINEERING
2 or more examples of the children investigating engineering in class or in the local area
Designing and Making Marble Runs in 5th Class
STEP 4: MATHS
2 or more examples of the children using their maths skills as part of their science work
STEP 5: STEM SHOW AND TELL
Take part in a science fair where the children can present and discuss their work & Show evidence of the children presenting their science work to other classes in the school, to parents and to the wider community