Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Happy Holidays

Happy summer holidays to all our students and a special word of good luck to students who are sitting their Leaving and Junior Cert Exams.
Watch the clip below for some of the highlights from Magh Ene Science Department in the past year.

Magh Sci 2012/13 from Magh √Čne College on Vimeo.

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Ecology Field Trip 2013

Many thanks to Mr Luke Murphy (Marine Biologist) for his excellent talk on the life cycle of the Salmon during today's Ecology field trip. Please watch the first video for more information. Watch Videos 2 and 3 to revise both the qualitative and quantitative surveys of the 5 flora and fauna. Also remember to revise the 3 abiotic factors which we studied

Video 1
Video 2

Video 3

Friday, May 17, 2013

Thursday, May 16, 2013

JC Science - The Law of the Lever

2nd Year Homework.

Explore the following animation and aim to get to level 4 in the game section

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

JC - Effect of Heat on Matter

1st Years - Please watch the clip below to revise today's work and be able to explain how to show expansion and contraction in Solids, Liquids and Gases.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

JC Science - The Law of the Lever

2nd Yr Homework.

Hi folks. Please watch the clip below and be able to define the following terms from today's class.
(i) Lever (ii)Fulcrum (iii) Moment of a force (iv) The Law of the Lever

Friday, May 10, 2013

LC - Ecology

Weekend Homework for 5th Years.

Please watch clip below and be able to draw Carbon Cycle for Monday.
Also be able to define the following
(i) Niche
(ii) Pyramid of Numbers
(iii) Food Chain

Thursday, May 9, 2013

ISTA Junior Science Quiz

Well done to Magh Ene students who took part in the ISTA (Irish Science Teachers Association) Junior Science Quiz in Summerhill College Sligo this evening. Although we were not among the prize winners both teams performed admirably and were great representatives of the school. Well done folks! Here are a few pics of the teams deep in thought.

Rosie McGagh, Sonia Leahy and Dylan Studdard

Shane Carr, Matthew Birney and Ben Urbas

JC Science - Hooke's Law Expt

Please click here to access simulation of Hooke's Law and watch video below to revise topics covered.

LC - Weekend Revision and Notes on Tissue culture

Please click here to access revision on Enzymes, Photosynthesis and Respiration.
Below are chapter notes on Cell Diversity

Cell Diversity

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

SciFest 2013


Some more photos from SciFest. Well done to all who participated.

LC Biology - Mind Maps on Flowering Plants

Some Mind Maps for 5th Year Biology on the Structure and Function of Flowering Plants

Sunday, May 5, 2013

Scifest 2013

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Saturday, May 4, 2013

SciFest 2013

Well done to all our students who participated in SciFest 2013. It was a fantastic success with all students developing a keen insight into the processes involved in scientific experimentation. Below is a video clip showing students who had further success in their particular categories. SciFest is a fantastic opportunity for students and a huge thanks must be given to Ms Higgins for all her hard work.It takes a massive effort to enter 17 projects (by over 40 students) and her dedication is greatly appreciated by students and staff alike. A full list of students who participated can be accessed by clicking here.

Friday, May 3, 2013

LC - Revision May Bank Holiday 2013

Please click here to access revision for May Bank Holiday. Questions and marking schemes are included.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

JC - Forces and Motion

Coinciding with today's visit from Cycle Against Suicide we have a relevant clip on Forces, Motion and cycling your bike. More information on this worthwhile cause can be accessed by clicking here.

JC - Rat Dissection

You should be able to label the following parts from today's dissection. You should also know the function of each part

1.Abdominal Cavity

(c)Small Intestine
(d)Large Intestine

2.Thoracic Cavity

(d)Rib Cage