This Week in STEM: Dog Spotting, Eyebrow Evolution, and Kids Combat Climate Change

This Week in STEM: Dog Spotting, Eyebrow Evolution, and Kids Combat Climate Change

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 amazing things happening in STEM: leave a comment with your favorite STEM news from this week.

 

Google Lens can tell you the breed of that dog you just spotted 

Technology might not be able to stop snow in April (yet), but it can tell you what kind of dog you just spotted in the wild. Google Lens recently released a number of features that allow pet lovers to learn more about the kinds of dogs they see or even create a photo album of their favorite furry friend. 

There’s a reason we have eyebrows, and it’s all down to evolutionary science 

Eyebrows are great, but they’re also useful. Read the really interesting article above to learn about why scientists think we have developed eyebrows like we have and the role they might have played in survival. 

Take a tour of the moon in 4K

Our moon is pretty great, but have you ever taken a virtual tour of it in 4K? Watch the video below to see our moon in a way that you never have before!  

 

These Florida Kids are Speaking up to combat climate change

Young citizens across the U.S. are starting to speak up about climate change, including a group of 8 students who just filed a lawsuit against the state of Florida to call for climate action. Read the article above to learn more about these shakers and movers and other inspiring kids like them. 

 

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