Category Archives: Science

Science Week in Desmond College

Students of 5th Year at Desmond College get plasmolysed for Science Week.

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Science Week 2019

Science Week 2019 started today (10th-17th November) with lots of initiatives. The theme is climate action and change.

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CAD Club

Attention all students. There will be a new CAD club running on Thursdays at lunchtime in Room 22. Come along to enhance your skills in SolidWorks and learn about 3d printing and CNC machining. Thanks to Mr King.

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First Year Science Students build Models of Cells

First-Year Science with models of cells inspired by Miss Corkery and Miss O’Mahony. #cells #modelbuilding #teamwork #collaboration #teamteaching

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1st place win at Science Fair

Oisin O’Sullivan (5th year) won 1st place in Intermediate Category and the Special Award for Sensors in Technology at the Big Bang – Sentinus – Science Fair held on the 24th June in the University of Ulster. He received his … Continue reading

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Leaving Certs Ecology trip to Fota Wildlife Park

The Leaving Certificate students of Desmond College took an Ecology Trip to Fota Wildlife Park. #experiments, #quadrat, #qualitative, #floraandfauna

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Regeneron Computers for the Community

Vourneen Gavin Barry (Principal) and Liz Cregan (Deputy) along with student Emma Brennan, are delighted to receive two PCs from Regeneron as part of Regeneron Computers for the Community. #community #digitalliteracy

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Agricultural Science Farm Walk at Pallaskenry Agricultural College

The 5th and 6th Year Agricultural Science students went to Pallaskenry Agricultural College on Wednesday 20th March to carry out a farm walk as part of the Ag Science syllabus. The students got a practical, hands-on insight into life on … Continue reading

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Innovation in Science Class

Ms O Grady’s First Year students designed and built “cars” as part of Energy Conversions. The “Papermobile” team won the competition for the most efficient design. Well done to all involved. Ms O'Grady’s First Year science class who built cars … Continue reading

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Technology Integration in Science

First Year students completing measurement tasks in science class with Ms Culhane. First Year students completing measurement tasks for science class with Ms Culhane

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Transition Year learn CPR

The Transition Year students as part of their science module and wellbeing learned how to carry out CPR with the help of Ms.Culhane. Ms Culhane demonstrating to the Transition Year students how to carry our CPR Transition Year students practicing … Continue reading

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SciFest 2018 National Finals

Ronan Mullane, Transition Year student in Desmond College picked up yet another STEM award at national finals of SciFest 2018. Well done Ronan. Ronan Mullane picks up STEM award at national finals of SciFest 2018 Ronan Mullane picks up STEM … Continue reading

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6th Year Ecology Trip to Killarney

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Earth and Space Workshop

On Tuesday 12th December 2017, our 1st 2nd and TY students were involved in an Earth and Space workshop which consisted of hands-on, interactive activities which explored Space and how it affects our life here on Earth. The Solar System, … Continue reading

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Primary Science Fair

Desmond College are currently working with the Courtenay Boys school along with a number of other Primary Schools in West Limerick to put together a project for the Primary Science Fair taking place in January 2018. Students from the Courtenay … Continue reading

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