We had a wonderful afternoon on our field visit to a local river. It was completely hands on and a great follow up to our something fishy lessons. We got to examine real fish and the insects that live in
Something Fishy! The children from Ballaghameehan National School participated the Something Fishy Project. Classes were divided up and had to do research based on the different lessons provided by the Inland Fisheries. Two highlights of the project included the day
Something Fishy The senior class took part in the Something Fishy Programme during the year. They have learned about the lifecycle of the salmon and life in the river. The culmination of this project was a field trip to Derryquay
Some of our fifth and sixth class students did research projects on some of the other freshwater fish which we found when we did the field trip. They researched the life cycles of brown trout, freshwater eels and mayfly. We
We created these ‘salmon of knowledge’ to show what we had learned about this fascinating sea creature.
We had an exciting visit to the River Deenagh this afternoon when we got to catch and release some salmon, brown trout, Gudgeon, eel and stickleback! We found fry and some even smaller species. We also saw some invertebrates and