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Graphic Organisers

A visual display can stop your mental flow in its tracks, and make you think. A visual display can force you to notice what you never expected to see.  Tukey (1990)

Science teacher, Richard Moynihan, developed a number of graphic organisers specific to the Junior Cycle Science specifications as follows;

Theme: Biological Science

Health Factors

Mind map examining factors affecting human health.


Mind Map illustrating the interactions of human systems.

Digestive System

A mind map organising information related to digestion.

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Theme: Chemical World and Physical World

States of Matter

A detailed mind map showcasing the states of matter.


Table documenting the different separating techniques.

Building Blocks

Graphic distinguishing an element from a molecule.

Mixture v Compounds

Graphic to assist students in distinguishing between elements, compounds & mixtures.


Graphic organiser with information to assist students distinguish between solute, solvent, solution, suspension and solubility.

Force Concepts

A visual summary sheet reflecting on key concepts related to forces and appropriate understanding of Newton's 3 laws for junior cycle.

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Theme: Earth and Space

Big Bang Timeline

Annotate the timeline to track the history of the universe.

Big Bang Timeline

Compare the annotated timeline to your own timeline.

Celestial Bodies

A mind map to organise information on celestial bodies.

Celestial Bodies

A Venn diagram to assist students in illustrating the relations between celestial bodies.

Solar System

A visual illustrating the the differences between planets such as composition, gravity, size..etc

Space Exploration

A mind map illustrating some of the advantages, disadvantages & implications of space exploration.

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