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The World's Largest Trees

"The world's second-largest known tree, the President, in Sequoia National Park is photographed by National Geographic magazine photographer Michael 'Nick' Nichols for the December 2012 issue."


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Miroslav Sopko's curator insight, April 18, 11:44 AM

Najväčšie stromy sveta.

Basant Kerketta's curator insight, April 21, 4:26 AM

Magnificent !!!

These kind must be saved.

Wish I could plant and replicate this size and height here in my home town.

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Summer of science: City schools team with local colleges for STEM programs

Summer of science: City schools team with local colleges for STEM programs | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
For these city kids, it’s the summer of STEM. As interest in science, technology, engineering and math — known as STEM — heats up in classrooms across the Big Apple and nationwide, local colleges are giving younger students a shot at a high-tech higher education.
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Cloud Connected Mapping

Cloud Connected Mapping | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
Update of the past few weeks.  As mentioned, I decided that some "in the field" protection for the devices was needed.  After some research on-line and discussion with current users/owners, I...
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9 Duval middle schools will double down on science with STEM labs - Florida Times-Union

9 Duval middle schools will double down on science with STEM labs - Florida Times-Union | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
Duval County Schools will be spending $1.9 million in school improvement money to create STEM science labs at nine of its lowest-scoring middle schools.
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Are there ‘oceans’ hiding inside the Earth?

Are there ‘oceans’ hiding inside the Earth? | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
The chance discovery of a mystery rock wrapped inside a diamond has made scientists question how our oceans formed – and what might be lurking beneath our feet…
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World of Change: Coastline Change : Feature Articles

World of Change: Coastline Change : Feature Articles | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
The shoreline of Cape Cod provides a visual case study in the evolution and dynamic motion of barrier islands and spits.
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Google Summer of Code 2015 - Home page

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The Legacy of Canals

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"The historical geography of Erie Canal reshaped a nation."


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Actually George Washington was interested in canals and the C and O and other canals in the area flourished for a time.

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, October 28, 8:54 AM

Back in the early 1800s, New York was one of the three biggest cities in the United States, but what led to it's surge past Philadelphia and Boston?  Geography and new technological innovations that favored New York City's relative location.   NYC was the only city on the East coast that could access the Great Lakes via canal, and after the construction of the Erie Canal, NYC has always been the preeminent city in the USA.  

TagsNYC, transportation, industry, economic, globalization, technology.

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How Teachers Can Help Girls Lead

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Based on recent findings, a report offers three recommendations as to how teachers, schools, and districts can help close the gender leadership gap.
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16+ Engineering Videos to Help Make Your Outreach Case

16+ Engineering Videos to Help Make Your Outreach Case | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
A golden age of engineering videos is upon us. All fun to watch, these
videos offer something for everyone, especially helpful for hooking your
audience on the impact and opportunities of engineering.
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The enigma of WWII codebreaker Alan Turing

The enigma of WWII codebreaker Alan Turing | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
Anthony Mason visits with actor Benedict Cumberbatch to talk about his role as mathematician Alan Turing in "The Imitation Game," a new film recounting Turing's heroic (and tragic) life story.

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A lesson Suffolk students can sink teeth into - The Virginian-Pilot

A lesson Suffolk students can sink teeth into - The Virginian-Pilot | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
To kick off National Chemistry Week on Oct. 17, students at Booker T. Washington Elementary School learned about
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Five Books that will Boost the Confidence of a Child with Special Needs

Five Books that will Boost the Confidence of a Child with Special Needs | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
Here are five formative childrens books that will help boost the confidence of a child with Special Needs

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Academic Excellence: Wisconsin Rapids students build on STEM focus - Wisconsin Rapids Tribune

Academic Excellence: Wisconsin Rapids students build on STEM focus - Wisconsin Rapids Tribune | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
Academic Excellence: Wisconsin Rapids students build on STEM focus
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Everything Is Awesome? Lego Enters The Dark World Of Reality TV - Science 2.0

Everything Is Awesome? Lego Enters The Dark World Of Reality TV - Science 2.0 | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
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Everything Is Awesome? Lego Enters The Dark World Of Reality TV Science 2.0 When Survivor cast member Jerri Manthey appeared on a 2004 interview show, the audience could only focus on the manufactured persona of Manthey as a villain on...
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nsf.gov - National Science Foundation (NSF) News - New and updated resource on STEM education, workforce - US National Science Foundation (NSF)

nsf.gov - National Science Foundation (NSF) News - New and updated resource on STEM education, workforce - US National Science Foundation (NSF) | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
NSF's mission is to advance the progress of science, a mission accomplished by funding proposals for research and education made by scientists, engineers, and educators from across the country.
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21 Insightful Quotes From Bill Gates, Who Just Turned 59

21 Insightful Quotes From Bill Gates, Who Just Turned 59 | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
These quotes show how Gates grew from startup nerd to software titan to history-shifting activist.

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From the mouths of ... young fireballs - National Science Foundation (press release)

From the mouths of ... young fireballs - National Science Foundation (press release) | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
NSF's mission is to advance the progress of science, a mission accomplished by funding proposals for research and education made by scientists, engineers, and educators from across the country.
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Geography Awareness Week

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This collection contains a selection of content from NG Education about Geography Awareness Week. Use search to find more.
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ArcGIS Pro Test Drive | Esri Training Matters

ArcGIS Pro Test Drive | Esri Training Matters | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
ArcGIS Pro, a new desktop application included with ArcGIS 10.3, offers speed, sleek design, and some pretty cool geoprocessing maneuvers.
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Claremont Graduate University awarded $3 million STEM grant - San Bernardino County Sun

Claremont Graduate University awarded $3 million STEM grant - San Bernardino County Sun | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
CLAREMONT >> Claremont Graduate University has received a $3 million National Science Foundation grant to help train the next generation of STEM (
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Outlier Research and Evaluation

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STEM School Components

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This is a great info graphic sharing essential components of stem schools. There is a video to explain as well.

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NMSU grant aims to boost minority transfer, retention in engineering

NMSU grant aims to boost minority transfer, retention in engineering | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
LAS CRUCES >> New Mexico State University, a state institution serving more than 13,000 students, and Howard University, a Washington, D.
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Top 60 iPad Apps for Teaching STEAM Organized by Grade Level ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Top 60 iPad Apps for Teaching STEAM Organized by Grade Level ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | STEM Connections | Scoop.it

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Interest matrix of STEAM resources

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