Physical Science
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This physical science worksheet, ‘Does It Make a Shadow?’ provides opportunities for students to explore the properties of different objects.

Science Activity
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This hands-on activity, ‘Energy Conversion 2’ asks students to make a wind instrument and investigate how you can change wind into sound.

Science Activity
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This hands on activity, ‘Energy Project’ can be used to assess students’ research and presentation skills in investigating different types of energy.

Physical Science
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This physical science worksheet, ‘Going On a Sound Hunt’ supports students to explore the sounds they can make with everyday objects.

Irish History
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This history article, ‘John Tyndall’ features the Irish physicist who explained why the sky is blue, the greenhouse effect, invented the fire-fighter’s respirator and proved light could be bent, which paved the way for fibre optics. It provides factual information about the life of John Tyndall and his achievements, along with a glossary of unfamiliar …More

Physical Science
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This physical science worksheet, ‘Making Sounds’ provides opportunities for students to explore the sounds they can make with different objects.

Physical Science
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This physical science worksheet, ‘My Shadow’ asks students to observe and record what a shadow looks like. It supports an understanding of light.

Content Area Reading
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This graphic organiser, ‘Picture Perfect Sounds’ provides students with a visual tool to identify items that produce sounds through vibrations.

Reading Comprehension
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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘Rainbow Origins’, features an informational text about the natural phenomena of rainbows, and a recount of two Native American myths about rainbows. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text and includes questions about making an inference, reasoning, drawing a conclusion, and comparison/contrast.

Kids News Activity
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This kids news activity, ‘Scientists Discover Corn Plants Make A Noise’ is about research into the role of sound and vibration in the life cycle of plants.

Science Activity
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This hands-on activity, ‘Solar Energy’ asks students to capture energy from the sun and investigate how different materials and colours can absorb and reflect light.

Reading Comprehension
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This text, ‘Telling the Time With the Sun’ explains why and how we can use the Sun to tell the time. It gives instructions for making a simple sundial. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Physical Science
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This physical science worksheet, ‘Watching Shadows’ asks students to observe and record the changing length of a shadow over time.

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