1. Going Around the Moon

    The first private humans, may be going around the moon next year. Here is an important application of physics. http://www.athenapreparatory.com/science/#/. Newton's laws of motion are how a spacecraft travels from the earth to the moon, and then back again. http://www.space.com/35844-elon-musk-spacex-announcement-today.html#?utm_source=syn&utm_medium=syn&utm_campaign=syn&cmpid=syn_spc…Read More

  2. What’s in the Sky this week

    Here is whats in the night sky this week. Sirius, Mars, and Venus are particularly noteworthy. http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/sky-at-a-glance/this-weeks-sky-at-a-glance-february-24-march-4/…Read More

  3. Art in Nature

    Here is an interesting application of math and the physics of fluid dynamics.  The spiral of water is a classic example of a mathematical spiral, and it is beautiful. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/22/science/lake-berryessa-spillway-california-glory.html. http://www.athenapreparatory.com/math/#/ and http://www.athenapreparatory.com/science/#/.               &nb…Read More

  4. Nearby Earth-Like Planets

    Several earth-like planets have been discovered only 40 light years away. One could speculate, that some of them could support life or maybe even intelligent life. This is a fascinating thought and application of biology, http://www.athenapreparatory.com/science/#/. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-02-22/several-earth-like-planets-discovered-orbiting-nearby-star-izh9m54a…Read More

  5. The Night Sky for the Week

    From our science department at http://www.athenapreparatory.com/science/#/. The night sky for the week. Many planets are out this time of year. Venus and mercury make dazzling appearances. http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/this-weeks-sky-at-a-glance-february-17-25/…Read More

  6. Now Accepting Applications

    We are currently accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year. We look forward to hearing from you. http://www.athenapreparatory.com/…Read More

  7. 6’s Everywhere

    Using our geometry, physics, chemistry, and geography classes you can see and use, the number six in many places and objects. It is particularly common in geographic distances. But it also occurs in geometry- honeycombs and the pole of the planet Saturn, physics- planetary orbital period relationship to the planets mean distance from the sun, chemistry- the charge of the quarks in neutrons and pro…Read More

  8. Origins of Christmas Traditions

    Our history department wishes to bring you, the origins of various Christmas traditions. Most of them, originated in Europe and the Americas. For instance, did you know that the word Noel originates from the French for good news, which refers to the Biblical gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Christmas trees are credited to Germany. The American contribution to Christmas, was eggnog, which …Read More

  9. The Year 2016 in Science

    Here is some of the scientific discoveries which where made this year: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2016_in_science. From all of us at Athena Preparatory private high school, we wish all scientists Merry Christmas, and best wishes.  Thank you for making discoveries, which we can share with our students.…Read More

  10. The Origins of the Christmas Tree

    One of the origins of the Christmas tree, is the tetractys.  It is the symbol of life, just like the evergreen tree. From all of us, at Athena Preparatory high school, we wish a very merry Christmas. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tetractys…Read More