Tag Archives: Geography

Clontuskert in National Geographic

St. Augustine’s NS Clontuskert has been mentioned in the National Geographic as part of the international Climate Action Project #ClimateActionP We have been representing Ireland in this project and collaborating with 250 other schools globally to action change against global … Continue reading

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Climate Action Workshop with Dr. Anne Dolan

Today the students in the Senior Room participated in a Climate Action Workshop with Dr. Anne Dolan. Anne is a lecturer in primary Geography in Mary Immaculate College in Limerick. Mary Immaculate is a Teacher Training college where primary teachers … Continue reading

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Mystery Skype

Today we had a Mystery Skype in school. This is where our teachers organise a Skype Call with another teacher’s class through the Microsoft Educator Community. Each class asks questions and researches on the go to work out where the … Continue reading

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Show and Tell

Today the Junior room brought in their favourite toys to school. We enjoyed our “Show and Tell” session

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Summer 2016

Here are some fun games to play during the summer. Our holidays start on Thursday 30th of June at 12.30pm and we return to school on Thursday 1st of September 2016 at 9.00am. Happy holidays!
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Go Pro from the Grand Canyon

In June 2013, a group of friends launched a weather balloon a few miles from Tuba City, Arizona. The amazing footage was found two years later by an Arizona hiker. Enjoy the video of our launch preparations, video footage, and … Continue reading

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Map Distortion

Did you know the maps we see of the earth are actually distorted? Can you guess why?
This video will show us that Africa is a lot bigger than it appears on maps and other mind blowing facts!

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Geography of Ireland 3rd and 4th class

These are links to the work we have been doing in 3rd and 4th class.
COUNTIES OF IRELAND:
http://edware.ie/graphics/Ireland_Jigsaw_Free.html
RIVERS OF IRELAND:
We have looked at the Rivers of Ireland; Practise what we learned here;
http://www.scoilnet.ie/Rivers_of_Ireland.shtm
This game will also help you to practise the rivers … Continue reading

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Counties of Ireland

Today we have been working on the Counties of Ireland.
These are links to games to help us with our work over the next few weeks.
Use the first two on Counties of Ireland to help with tonight’s homework.
COUNTIES OF IRELAND:
http://www.osi.ie/en/alist/online-game-counties.aspx
http://edware.ie/graphics/Ireland_Jigsaw_Free.html
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Longitude and Latitude

Today in Geography 5th and 6th class were learning about Longitude and Latitude. Watch this video to learn more.

When you’ve watched this you’ll love this song!!

Longitude, Latitude, Longitude, Latitude…..

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