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How Food Goes Off

Today we talked about what sort of food goes off. We looked at a science book and we saw pictures of all different types of foods that have gone off. There was a picture of peaches and one had a mould on it. We talked about preserving food. You can preserve food by putting salt on it, by pickling it, by freezing it, by
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Review of the Year

We made a Review of the Year word cloud using Wordle. We typed in all the things we did during the year. The things we liked we typed in more than once so that the word would come out bigger in the word cloud. We never knew how many different things we did during the year and then we realised that we had done
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Twitter

Twitter is used for talking to other schools. We are working on a Jackson Pollock painting called No. 5. We are saying if it is good or not good. Some think it is not good, some think it is good. In Twitter you can follow other people or schools and they can follow our Tweets too. At the top of the Twitter page we
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iPod Touch Socks

Last Friday Mr. Quinn asked us to make a sock for our iPod Touch. The reason was to protect the iPods and so they would not get lost on the tables at school. We had to re-use any old clothes or material to make the sock. We came up with lots of different ideas. Some of us used vests, socks, old tracksuits, gloves and
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Swimming Lessons

Every Thursday 2nd class go swimming in Sligo Sports Complex. We had to be on time for the bus or the other 2nd class would wave us goodbye. We can sit beside anyone we want to on the bus. There are three swimming groups. About a week ag0 we had a swimming exam. We had to do the breast stroke, the front crawl and
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Monet Pictures

Poppy Field by Claude Monet Two Fridays ago we painted pictures with splat painting. We copied the pictures from the famous artist Claude Monet. There were seven different pictures to pick from. We did not pick the same pictures as everyone else. One picture was of three girls on a boat. Another was a picture of flowers outside in the garden. One was a
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iPod Touches

A couple of weeks ago we started doing a pilot project on iPod Touches. The first thing we did was to check what time it was in different parts of the world. Then we did some maths on the calculator. Mr. Quinn downloaded some apps and games to play like Chicktionary, Planets, Flip It, PB Harmony and lots more. A couple of weeks later
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Paper Fish

  Last week we started making fish with paper. At first we got a bit piece of paper with a fish on it. Then we cut it out and folded it in half. Mr. Quinn called us up in turn and we picked two sheets of coloured paper. We cut the coloured paper into 2cm strips. Then we drew 2cm lines on the fish
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Cooking With Rhubarb

Rhubarb growing in our organic garden A couple of Fridays ago we did cooking with rhubarb in the kitchen in school. We made rhubarb crumble, rhubarb fool and rhubarb and strawberry fool. We made them because we are in charge of the rhubarb in the school organic garden. Here are the ingredients we used to make rhubarb crumble: 700g rhubarb 35-50g sugar 110g white
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Ice-Cream Party

On Monday May May 29th we had an ice-cream party in our classroom in school. Mr. Quinn bought some wafers for the class. He put the ice-cream in the middle of the two wafers. We had a piece of cake from our First Communion with the ice-cream. We watched a DVD called Alvin and the Chipmonks in our class. It was a great DVD
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