STEM

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) are critically important disciplines for modern society. They empower our citizens in so many important ways. Science and Mathematics provide answers to the fundamental questions of nature and enable us to understand the world around us.

STEM News

Delighted to have a Sensory Pod Installed for our Pupils

Killoughteen NS are delighted to have had a Sensory Pod installed in our school for our pupils recently. This is a fabulous resource that will be of benefit to all our pupils for years into the future. There will always be times when a child will be in need of a safe...

CMRF – Christmas Jumper Day

This year, is a year we will all remember. On Friday, December 11th our pupils wore their Christmas jumpers to help aid 'The Children's Medical Research Foundation'. (Crumlin) Sincere thanks to our school community who collected €570 for this very worthy cause. On...

First Class – Fun Science Experiment!

First Class had fun science experiments with eggs this week. The children were shown some ordinary eggs and we discussed them. The children told knew that eggs were oval shaped, came from hens, were easy to break and messy if broken. They were asked to predict if...

Science Week in 2nd Class

Second Class had lots of fun during Science Week and were very busy indeed. Each group carried out their own experiment and presented it to the class. There was lots of learning, great excitement and problem-solving involved as we worked our way through the...

STEM – Fun with Balloons in Senior Infants

The children in senior infants were shown a packet of party balloons in class. The children looked at the balloons and examined them to make sure that they were normal and not magic. There were just five balloons left in the pack. The children were asked to predict...

Science Week in Junior Infants

During science week we did our first experiment like real scientists. We worked really hard to use the words equipment and predict 😊 We know that equipment is all the things we need to carry out our experiment and predicting is telling the future! Miss Sweeney...

5th Class Active Maths

5th class have been working hard to earn their status as mathematicians since September. It's time to show you some of their active maths activities which they have completed bringing them steps, leaps and jumps closer to their goal of being a fully fledged...

6th Class – Maths Trails

6th class have been very busy recently over the last few weeks. During Maths Week (October 10th to 18th) the class explored maths trails of the school playground. They were using different problem solving and measuring skills all around the school. 6th class also...

Volcanoes in 4th Class

During Science Week, one of the activities that 4th class pupils completed was that they constructed volcanoes. This was great fun. The children used the following materials; clay, bread soda, red food colouring, washing up liquid, and some vinegar. Please click on...