On the 9th January one hundred and forty Second Year students boarded three buses to go to the BT Young Scientist exhibition in the RDS, Dublin. We had a great opportunity to look at the many range of projects on display and this will help us with ideas for our CBA's which are coming up soon....
Presentation College Carlow had nine students, three teams taking part in the 2019 ISTA Senior Science Quiz regional finals in Carlow IT during Science week on Thursday evening. There were twenty three teams involved from Carlow, Kilkenny, Kildare and Laois. The winning team on the night was from Presentation College Carlow and the students are delighted to be going to the National Finals in Trinity College College Dublin..
On Monday the Sixth Year Geography students travelled to Kippure, Co. Wicklow to carry out experiments in the river Liffey for their Leaving Certificate Geography Project. Despite some showers in the morning the weather held out for the rest of the day. Some of the experiments carried out were: 'Calculating the Velocity of the river', 'Calculating the Slope of the River' and 'Analysing the Bedload'. The project will be worth points for their final Leaving Certificate Geography exam.
Third Years had a fantastic day discovering and learning just before the Easter Holidays when they were brought by Ms Kinsella and Ms Brennan to Castlecomer Discovery Park. They conducted experiments and had a lovely day.
On Thursday 14 March, forty-eight Agricultural Science and Home Economics students, along with Ms. Bradley, Ms. Egan and Ms. Grant and our Erasmus teacher Paulina attended the annual Agri Aware Farm Walk and Talk. This took place in on the Irish Farmers Journal Farm located in Screggan, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. Students learned about ...
Recently fifty-two students travelled to the RDS to take part in the I WISH conference. Those who attended gained an insight into the possibilities open to students who pursue Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. Click on the heading for more details.
Thirty-two First Year Science students received certificates in Presentation College on completion the five-week Futurwize programme. With hands-on activities, students journey through Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths and uncover the future possibilities within Science.
Our Safety Ambassador Gavin Bradley along with Ms. McHugh organised yet another successful Internet Safety Day. The day was a hive of activities, with selfie pictures, posters and displays all reminding students to THINK before they post online: Is it True? Is it Hurtful? Is it Illegal? Is it Necessary? Is it Kind?