This Week in STEM: PI Day Celebrations and Women in STEM

This Week in STEM: PI Day Celebrations and Women in STEM

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.

 

Women in STEM are Important Role Models for Girls 

SYFY Wire talked with three female astronauts about the importance of women in STEM. Watch this great video to hear their perspectives on our culture’s view of STEM fields and the role of women in it. 

Send Your Name to the Sun

The hottest ticket this summer isn’t to some epic music festival, it’s to the sun. As NASA prepares to launch its first mission to the sun, members of the public have been invited to submit their names to be carried on a microchip aboard the spacecraft. Learn more about the mission and how you can send your name to the sun by clicking on the link above. 

 

Tomorrow is PI Day

As a STEM organization, we are contractually obligated to celebrate PI day. The day, March 14th is the annual celebration of the mathematical constant Ο€. So bring your favorite pie to work or school, and take advantage of $3.14 pizza at Hungry Howie’s. And don’t forget to check out Math with Ayhan for a special Pi Day celebration video! 

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Concept Schools is a nonprofit charter management organization that provides a high-quality, STEM-focused and college-preparatory education through a network of charter schools while offering exceptional programs, comprehensive services, and opportunities to partner in education.

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