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Robotics in 6th class

Sixth Class have been very busy since September working on the VEX IQ Challenge which provides primary school students with exciting, open-ended robotics and research project challenges that enhance their science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) skills through hands-on, student-centered learning.

Sixth Class really enjoyed building their robot, learning how to drive her and figuring out how to code her to work autonomously.

Last Thursday we then took part in the VEX IQ Challenge in CIT.

The object of the game is to attain the highest score by scoring Hexballs in their colored scoring zone and by parking and balancing robots on the bridge.

This day consisted of:

  1. The Robot Skills Challenge- We drove our robot three times to score as many points as possible.
  2. A Teamwork Challenge-An alliance of two robots work together in each match. We had seven matches with robots for other schools.
  3. Programming Skills Matches- We had three goes at getting our Robot to play the game autonomously.

We had great fun working with our robot and learned a lot.

   

If you would like to see our project on robotics which we submitted for this competition please click the link below.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1Ulgbs8n-4_eEIxRU9sZ0NtRkE/view?usp=sharing

6th Class

Sixth Class have been very busy so far this year. Here are a few pictures of different things they’ve been up to.

Our Robot Susan

So far we’ve built our robot, learnt how to drive her with a remote and learnt how to code her so she does what we want her to do by herself. We also did a project on robotics and made it into a movie.

We had great fun at the Open Day in the Community School.

We went to the library in Carrigaline to meet  Gerard Whelan author of The Guns of Easter and many other children’s novels.

We were very busy for Science Week doing loads of different experiments for the entire school.

We made our own costumes for Halloween. Ms Moran was very impressed by the amount of effort put in by the boys and girls in Sixth Class.

Seo iad na Gaelgeoirí na Seachtaine!!!

Maith sibh!!!!

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Seachtain na Gaeilge Winners

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Ceoilchoirm 2016

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6th Class STEAM Engineering in a Box

Week 1

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Easter Egg Hunt

Well done to 6th class who organised an Easter Egg Hunt for Juniors, Seniors, 1st and 2nd class. Great fun was had by all and 6th class were very impressed by how quick the younger children solved the clues. Well done to all.

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Céilí i rith Seachtain na Gaeilge!

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Seachtain na Gaeilge!

An Ceolchoirm

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Rang a dó ag imirt cluichí gaeilge le Rang a sé!

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“MATHWORKS” workshop with Lifetime Lab!

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