Nasty Nine Science Test

Posted by Mr Mallon on January 30, 2012

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30Jan
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Periodic Table Flash Cards

Posted by Mr Mallon on January 22, 2012

Can you remember some famous chemical symbols from the element`s name.
On you go give it a try.

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22Jan
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Mr Mallon`s Christmas Poster Competition

Posted by Mr Mallon on December 20, 2011

As always my annual Christmas poster competition is what a scientist would like for a gift on Christmas morning.
There were some fantastic entries.
The winner is judged to be Christopher Mullen 2K
Christopher`s science lab bike caught the judges imagination.
Congratulations Christopher! Pick up your prize in the new year.

  1. Runner Up was Patrick Goodfellow 1.5 for his binocular contact lenses. Geat for stargazing. Congratulations Patrick.
  2. Consolation prizes judged to be great ideas were Morgan McConville`s flying shoes.
  3. Anthony Hamilton`s amazing IEA machine which does everything and I mean everything! Congratulations.
  4. A Happy Christmas from Mr Mallon.

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20Dec
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Periodic Table

Posted by Mr Mallon on December 13, 2011

Periodic Table

Hi second year.

Just as promised click on the link below to download a cracking looking periodic table.
Periodic Table

Can you find how many elements naturally occur as liquids?

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13Dec
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Build your Electric Circuits Activity.

Posted by Mr Mallon on November 16, 2011

Hi second year scientists.
Here is a cracking activity that lets you build your own circuits on your computer.

To go to Circuit Construction click here

Download worksheet here: Exploring Circuits Sheet 1

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16Nov
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Flying through space looking down on our planet.

Posted by Mr Mallon on November 15, 2011

A super time lapse film of the International Space Station as it flies over the planet.
Look out for the aurora. These are the green bands on the edge of the Earth. You can also see lightning storms and big cities lit up at night.
What a joy to see.

Earth | Time Lapse View from Space, Fly Over | NASA, ISS from Michael K├Ânig on Vimeo.

15Nov
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Biodiversity Flash Cards

Posted by Mr Mallon on October 1, 2011

Use this Google Flash Card game to remember the key words we studied in the Biodiversity topic.
Instructions.

  1. Press the show all button to see the meaning of the words to learn
  2. Then press Hide All and then press Shuffle.
  3. Now copy the words onto a piece of paper and write down the meaning.
  4. Check your answers by pressing the answer button
  5. Have some fun learning the meaning of these words.

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1Oct
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Using Keys

Posted by Mr Mallon on September 1, 2011

Use the key written below the biologist`s notebook to help him find the name of the birds in his book.

Key

1 Straight beak: Go to 2
Curved beak: Go to 3

2 Crest of feathers on head: It is a lapwing
No crest of feathers on head: It is an oystercatcher

3 Beak curved downwards: It is a curlew
Beak curved upwards: It is an avocet.

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1Sep
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Biotic and Abiotic Factors

Posted by Mr Mallon on August 28, 2011

Watch this video which explains what is meant by abiotic and biotic factors:

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28Aug
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Biodiversity

Posted by Mr Mallon on August 17, 2011

Find out what the word biodiversity means.

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17Aug
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