Tree planting and science experiments filmed on Ireland AM!

We were delighted to welcome the crew from Ireland AM, Virgin Media One to our school this week as part of Science Week.

A number of children from 4th, 5th and 6th classes, representatives from our parents committee, Orla from Easy Treesie and our Lord Mayor – Paul Mc Auliffe planted tree saplings in our local park, Tolka Valley Park.  Adam Sheehan and Sophia Lebedeva from 5th class were interviewed by Brianna from Ireland AM on the importance of trees for our environment and for the sustainability of our planet.

We were then joined by Phil Smyth, a physicist of Engineering, to carry out two experiments relating to climate change and global warming.  The boys and girls really enjoyed helping Phil carry out his experiments and they learned about the harmful effects carbon dioxide and rising temperatures in our seas and oceans are having on our planet.

There was great excitement in St. Malachy’s on Tuesday and it was a great start of an fun week planned for Science Week.

You can view the tree planting by clicking the below link