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

Are you navigating the web right? 

We’ve featured CrashCourse on This Week in STEM a few times before, but we really wanted you to know about this episode. In it, John Green talks about search engines and a helpful skill called click restraint. Check it out and share it with your students! 

Scientists can turn CO2 back into coal

Scientists have found a way to convert carbon dioxide back into solid coal. This breakthrough could change the ways carbon is removed from the atmosphere. 

 

Little Earth reaches zero gravity

This week the crew on the International Space Station made a new friend: a plush toy named Little Earth. Little Earth, also called Buddy, has enjoyed an eventful week tagging along with the astronauts on the International Space Station after launching on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon on Saturday.

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