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Tanzania

This week we are learning all about The Masai Tribe, The Serengeti, The Baobab Tree and much more! We are comparing life in Tanzania with life in Ireland. 

Eating Sushi for our lunch!

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Exploring Japanese Artefacts

 

We are learning about Japan

Click on this link to find out more information about Japan. 

 

http://web-japan.org/kidsweb/explore/schools/q3.html

WE WILL ROCK YOU! (The Rock Cycle)

3 types of rock

Learn the 3 types of rock- igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary! (lyrics below) see more of Mr. R.'s free science resources at sciencepoems.net LYRICS Igneous, Metamorphic, Sedimentary... There's 3 types of rocks, and that's all 3! Say 3 types of rocks, and that's all 3! Igneous, Metamorphic, Sedimentary...

Experiment time: Recording the temperature

Fingers Crossed for Nuala!

The children in room 29 love the weather! In fact , they are slightly obsessed. The favourite part of our day is when we get to watch News 2Day . The children love to watch Nuala Carey on the weather forecast. The children are such fans that they decided to write letters to Nuala asking her about her job and some wacky weather facts. We have our fingers crossed that maybe she might write back to us....

Whatever the weather!

Exploring Landforms and Bodies of Water for Kids - FreeSchool

Landforms are natural features of the earth's surface. Landforms are all around us! Mountains, valleys, oceans, rivers, cliffs, beaches, caves, volcanoes - they are all landforms!

Water Cycle Song Video

Water Cycle : The 3 phases Explained : Water Cycle Animation for Kids

The River Shannon 

This week , we've been learning all about the course of a river. We have learned about meanders, an estuary, the mouth of a river, tributaries, the source of the river etc. We also spoke about the famous Ardnacrusha hydroelectric dam. 

Why Do Rivers Curve?

Here's a short video on how meanders form

Norway 

We have been learning all about life in Norway. We have learned all about oil rigs, Fjords, The Gulf Stream , Hammerfest , The Winter Olympics and the weather/climate in Norway . We think it is a very interesting place. 

Travel Guide: Norway's Top Attractions

In this video, http://www.WatchMojo.com takes a look at the top attractions to check out while visiting Norway.

Norway's Geographic Challenge

The Counties of Ireland

A video to help teach the counties of Ireland to primary school children through song, using a familiar tune 'Freres Jacques'.

Counties Of Ireland

A musical compilation of the counties of Ireland sung to the tune of "Galway Bay" - The counties are not arranged by province though

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