This Week in STEM: Remembering Oppy

This Week in STEM: Remembering Oppy

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 […]

Catch up on Season 1 of Math with Ayhan

Catch up on Season 1 of Math with Ayhan

And they’re off! The online round of MathCON is up and running, so whether you’re preparing to take the test or if you’re getting ready for finals, make sure you check out Math with Ayhan! Here are a handful of our favorite episodes from season 1.  Least Common Multiples The Halloween Teaser Arithmetic & Geometric […]

Celebrating National School Choice Week

Celebrating National School Choice Week

Blog Contributed by Dr. Christopher Murphy, Chief Strategic Growth & Communications Officer For 20 years, Concept Schools has been a part of the school choice movement, bringing the opportunity of a high-quality STEM-focused and college-preparatory education to families that otherwise may not have access.   Be it traditional public, charter, magnet, private schools, online academies, […]

This Week in STEM: How Science Helps us Protect our Earth

This Week in STEM: How Science Helps us Protect our Earth

Happy Friday, everyone! This week’s edition of This Week in STEM is a little late but full of the best STEM news, curated just for you! Let us know what you think by commenting on this post or sharing it on social media.     25 things we bet you didn’t know you could see from […]

This Week in STEM: One Giant Leaf for Mankind

This Week in STEM: One Giant Leaf for Mankind

Happy Thursday, everyone, and welcome to yet another edition of This Week in STEM. This week we’ve got three stories for you to get excited about. So scroll through, watch a cool video, and enjoy your weekly dose of STEM news.  This neuroscientist has pinned down memories in brain cells  And he’s implanting memories into […]

This Week in STEM: A Most Excellent Adventure in a DeLorean

This Week in STEM: A Most Excellent Adventure in a DeLorean

Blog Contributed by Dr. Christopher Murphy, Chief Strategic Growth & Communications Officer (Title image credits: IMDB) Apparently Marty McFly, Bill S. Preston, Esq., and Ted Theodore Logan were on to something.  This Week in STEM, we take a brief look into the theoretical possibility of time travel.  Phone booths and DeLoreans are optional for this […]

This Week in STEM: Space Ain’t Easy

This Week in STEM: Space Ain’t Easy

This Week in STEM: Space Ain’t Easy Blog Contributed by Dr. Christopher Murphy, Chief Strategic Growth & Communications Officer (Title image credits: NASA) This Week in STEM, we take a brief look into two success stories involving satellites, learning from mistakes, and building upon overwhelming successes. Where is the Edge of the Solar System? On […]

This Week in STEM: Soil & Bees

This Week in STEM: Soil & Bees

Blog Contributed by Dr. Christopher Murphy, Chief Strategic Growth & Communications Officer (Title image credits: Getty Images & World Wildlife Fund) This Week in STEM, we dig into the dirty and lesser known qualities of soil, and we remind ourselves how important North America’s 4,000 species of bees are to our global well-being.   Dishing […]