This Week in STEM – April 26, 2019

This Week in STEM – April 26, 2019

Blog Contributed by Dr. Christopher Murphy, Chief Strategic Growth & Communications Officer for Concept Schools, @DrChrisMurphy After a $14-Billion Upgrade, New Orleans’ Levees Are Sinking Scientific American The $14 billion network of levees and floodwalls that was built to protect greater New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina was a seemingly invincible bulwark against flooding. But now, […]

This Week in STEM: April 19, 2019

This Week in STEM: April 19, 2019

Blog Contributed by Dr. Christopher Murphy, Chief Strategic Growth & Communications Officer for Concept Schools, @DrChrisMurphy Firefighters had a secret weapon when Notre Dame caught fire: A robot named ‘Colossus’ Washington Post With a wall of red-orange flames rapidly advancing, and Notre Dame’s vast chambers reaching ovenlike temperatures, the commander of the Paris Fire Brigade […]

This Week in STEM: April 8, 2019

This Week in STEM: April 8, 2019

Blog Contributed by Dr. Christopher Murphy, Chief Strategic Growth & Communications Officer for Concept Schools, @DrChrisMurphy Astrophysicists release the first image of a black hole MIT & National Science Foundation 3 years ago MIT grad student Katie Bouman led the creation of a new algorithm to produce the first-ever image of a black hole. The Event […]

This Week in STEM: Houston, we have a podcast

This Week in STEM: Houston, we have a podcast

At Concept Schools, we get a little bit excited about all things related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). This week, we’ve got the NASA podcast, the biology behind math, and more!    Brain Science and Math Success A new study from the University of Essex found biological evidence for helping motivate students in […]

Five Million Students are Waiting Most Require More than Just a Desk

Five Million Students are Waiting Most Require More than Just a Desk

Blog contributed by Dr. Christopher Murphy, Chief Strategic Growth & Communications Officer Public Charter Schools Educate Over Three Million Students – But Over Five Million More Want To Attend A Charter School And Can’t Because There Isn’t One Available To Them. Contact your member of Congress to let them know that the one-size-fits-all approach to […]

This Week in STEM: YouTube Roundup

This Week in STEM: YouTube Roundup

At Concept Schools, we get a little bit excited about all things related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). This week, we’ve got a handful of our favorite STEM-related content from our favorite YouTube channels!    What does traffic have to do with engineering?  A lot more than you might think! Transportation is a big […]

This Week in STEM: Are you a fish?

This Week in STEM: Are you a fish?

At Concept Schools, we get a little bit excited about all things related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). This week, Google Doodle made an AI music box, MinuteEarth shows you how you’re a fish (sort of), and more!  And that’s just some of the STEM news you missed this week. Don’t forget to […]

This Week in STEM: On Strike for the Earth

This Week in STEM: On Strike for the Earth

At Concept Schools, we get a little bit excited about all things related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). We always keep an eye out for what’s going on in STEM in the news. Each week we will share what we think is awesome and worth learning about. We can’t share all of the […]

This Week in STEM: Navigating the web and toys in space

This Week in STEM: Navigating the web and toys in space

At Concept Schools, we get a little bit excited about all things related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). We always keep an eye out for what’s going on in STEM in the news. Each week we will share what we think is awesome and worth learning about. We can’t share all of the […]

This Week in STEM: Pets, Riddles, and Diamonds

This Week in STEM: Pets, Riddles, and Diamonds

At Concept Schools, we get a little bit excited about all things related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). We always keep an eye out for what’s going on in STEM in the news. Each week we will share what we think is awesome and worth learning about. We can’t share all of the […]