Crumlin National School

Ballyglunin, Tuam

Archive for the ‘Technology’


Discover Primary Science and Maths Award

Fantastic News!

Crumlin N.S. have been successful in receiving the Science Foundation Ireland Discover Science and Maths Award for 2018. Our plaque was delivered earlier this week. Big thanks to all our little scientists and wonderful parents who helped us in organising various science, technology and maths activities both inside and outside the school. The pupils had a great year with all their extra days out, school visitors and workshops. Well done C.N.S!

 

Khan Academy

5th & 6th have been enjoying the challenge of Khan Academy. It can be very challenging but they don’t shy away from the difficult problems!!

Easter Rising Powerpoints

We’ve been learning about the Easter Rising in history. 5th & 6th class boys enjoyed putting together PowerPoint presentations on the Easter Rising. They had some cool special effects and enjoyed presenting their work. The rest of us enjoyed learning from their presentations!

 

Maths stations

Throughout the year, third and fourth class have been busy doing maths stations. Here are a few pictures of us busy at work.

Scratch Programming

2nd and 3rd Class have been programming over  the previous few weeks learning lots of new scripts in Scratch….

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Valeo Visit

5th and 6th had a wonderful opportunity last week to visit Valeo in Tuam where they learned a vast amount on the work they do in Valeo. They learned all about different types of cameras used in cars, autonomous cars, the future of automobiles and even got to see and sit in an autonomous car used in Valeo for testing. Thanks to Stephanie, John and Paul at Valeo for an extremely informative and enjoyable visit.

S.A.P Visit to Crumlin!

A huge thank you to Dave Ryan and his colleagues Maeve & Rebecca from S.A.P. who came to school today and spoke about Computer Science & Design Process to the children. 3rd & 4th class created remote control cars. 5th & 6th worked in teams to design and create bridges made from just straws and sellotape. It was thoroughly enjoyed by all and showcased the skills and thought processes needed for differing careers.