Diego Brule – Colaiste Einde Salthill Galway
Science was one of the two subjects in which I had prepared myself the most in. I was very looking forward to it, considering that for my LC subjects, I picked Physics, Chemistry and Applied Maths.
But maybe you noticed from my subject choices that Biology isn’t my strongest? Well you are correct. As I opened the paper, the biology part made everything more complicated. A combination of asking precisely about topics that I hadn’t much interest in, unusual wording, and me not being able to translate scientific names to english, made those first 3 questions very frustrating.
But relief came to me as I went into the chemistry section. This time, no translating required, as it was more maths, the universal language. Balancing chemical equations, lab experiments, and the fact that not one thing about hard water came up made this section very enjoyable.
And last but definitely not least, Physics section. Ah, my favourite science. I flew through it, knowing all the theory behind it. I just got a bit stuck on electricity, but my log book helped me out.
Overall, for me, this test was satisfying and relaxed. And I can’t help but be happy that now I can completely forget about studying plants again, or mostly anything about Biology for that matter.