This Week in STEM: Sticky Stuff and Invisibility Cloaks

This Week in STEM: Sticky Stuff and Invisibility Cloaks

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.

 

Which is Stronger: Glue or Tape?

We all know that the universe is held together by duct tape and super glue: but which of the two is strongest? And what does science have to do with them? This short video gives you the insight into sticky stuff that you didn’t know you needed. 

 

Family Math Time?

It’s not unusual for families to read together, but how about families doing math together? A new project looks at how integrating math into family time might help close achievement gaps in mathematics. 

Calling all Harry Potter Fans: This Guy Made an Invisibility Cloak

You’re welcome. Watch this magical (and scientific!) video to learn about the science behind invisibility cloaks and how you can make your own. 

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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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