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Author: joanne Created: 11 November 2009
Here you’ll find interesting articles and information about science. You will get some useful links to science websites that will help you learn or understand topics in your science course. You will also be kept up-to-date with all the latest activities within the science department.

By joanne on 07 January 2014

All our current science activity has transferred to Shimna Chemistry Facebook.   Check in with us frequently to see what we are up to.

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By joanne on 18 June 2013

Year 11 students were getting close to nature today during their forest habitat study. We walked out our back gate into Donard Forest park to look at the plants and animals adapted to living here.

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By joanne on 13 June 2013

Many of the apps that have best showcased the power of the iPad are astronomy apps. These are some of the best to help you explore the solar system and beyond.

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By joanne on 13 June 2013

Congratulations to our Year 12 students who took part in the record attempt for the world’s largest memory game – Guinness have confirmed that we have set the record!

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By joanne on 12 June 2013

The iPad has been a hit with many in the medical profession, so it’s no surprise that there are loads of apps like these that can help students learn more about the biology behind it all.

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By joanne on 11 June 2013

The iPad is making a big splash in the classroom and it can be an invaluable tool for learning — no matter your age. There are a wide range of applications offering help with chemistry, biology and astronomy. Take a look at these chemistry apps today for some of the best for learning, sharing, researching and just plain having fun.

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By joanne on 10 June 2013

Self-healing materials are a class of smart materials that have the ability to repair damage after cutting the! The inspiration comes from biological organisms, which have the ability to heal after being wounded.

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By joanne on 27 May 2013

The first trials in the world to test the use of stem cells in patients have shown some signs of success. This will be of interested to Year 11 students who have studied drug trials and Year 12 students who learn about the use of stem cells.

Foetal blood stem cells
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By joanne on 17 May 2013

Which animal do you think is the ultimate predator?

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By joanne on 16 May 2013

On Tuesday morning at 7.30am I spotted an animal climbing up my palm tree. I wasn't sure what it was until I read the Mourne Obsever the next day and realised that I saw a rare pine marten!

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Address: The Lawnfield, King Street, Newcastle, Co Down, BT33 0HD
Telephone: 028 437 26107   Fax: 028 437 26109
E Mail: info@shimna.newcastle.ni.sch.uk

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