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Xylem Partners with St. Cassian School for Student Water Monitoring Experience

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Xylem is proud to be a partner of St. Cassian School’s Scholars and Artists-in-Residence program. As part of this programs, students learned about water as a valuable resource and created a water filtration system. Sixth grade students participated in the World Water Monitoring Event, a program developed by Earth Echo and implemented by Xylem employees. The students visited Yantacaw Brook Park in Montclair and tested pond water temperature, turbidity, PH and dissolved oxygen level. They then recorded the result in a worldwide water monitoring data bank.

How Net Zero Energy Electrified Learning at This Oregon School

Inspiring students with a net-zero energy school design
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Alex Baumgardner, marketing and commuications manager with Tetra Tech’s High Performance Buildings Group, wrote an article for the International Living Future Institute’s Trim Tab magazine.

In the blog, Alex discusses Tetra Tech’s work in designing a net-zero energy educational facility alongside architecture firm Bora Architects with the purpose of not only delivering a sustainable development but also inspiring students who require an augmented approach to learning.

In the Trim Tab article, Alex writes:

Chef Ro Bakes up Love for the Whirlpool Corp Partnership With Habitat

Red Velvet Whoopie Cookies Step-by-Step Recipe for Valentine’s Day
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Red Velvet Whoopie Cookies Step-by-Step Recipe for Valentine’s Day

Professional Chef and Habitat for Humanity Spokesperson Roshara Sanders bakes up love with her recipe for Red Velvet Whoopie Cookies and Cream Cheese Frosting. Valentine’s Day is not just for couples, it’s for everybody, so follow along, bake a batch and share the love. Chef Ro makes it easy to improve life in your home this Valentine’s Day.

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GMAAN and Chevrolet Drive Culture Through Innovation

14th Annual Black History Month Celebration Unites Community and Showcases the Importance of STEM Education
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The General Motors African Ancestry Network celebrated the importance of culture and innovation during its 14th Annual Black History Month Celebration. This year’s theme, “Driven by Culture, Defined by Innovation,” highlighted the historical achievements of African Americans in STEM and design while also shining a spotlight on current innovators.

iD Tech & Adobe Team Up to Provide Life-Changing STEM Experiences for More Than 150 Underserved Bay Area Students

Student-produced projects tapped into creativity to cover issues including bridging socioeconomic divides and gender disparities
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BAY AREA, Calif., February 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ - This summer, 161 underserved students in the San Francisco Bay Area learned video production, digital photography, YouTube channel creation, game design and more, thanks to a partnership between iD Tech Camps, the world leader in summertime STEM education, and Adobe.

American Nuclear Society and Discovery Education Introduce Virtual Field Trip to Reimagine Nuclear at the World’s Most Powerful Nuclear Test Reactor

During National Engineers Week, Classrooms are Offered a Unique Front Row Seat to Nuclear Science Through the Nuclear Reimagined Virtual Field Trip on February 18, 2020
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SILVER SPRING, Md., February 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of National Engineers Week, the American Nuclear Society (ANS) and Discovery Education—the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms—announced the Nuclear Reimagined Virtual Field Trip, premiering on February 18, 2020.  

Introducing The Ambition Project by American Express

An open letter from the six women of the American Express Executive Committee reflects on the company’s progress, shares new commitments and programs and calls on leaders everywhere to proudly back women’s ambition.
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February 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Over the past two days, the six of us hosted our fourth Global Women’s Conference. Through a variety of fireside chats, workshops and networking events, we united nearly 250 of the company’s top executives around a common goal – to find meaningful ways to continue advocating for women’s advancement.

Beyond this, the conference was a time to celebrate the incredible strides women and men have made together at American Express.

How a School in Italy and a FieldFox are Making Avalanche Prediction Easier

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Several of Keysight’s U.S. offices are located in Colorado — known for its dramatic mountain landscapes and, of course, its ski resorts. 

Backcountry skiing and snowboarding entails doing those exact sports but outside of resort boundaries. Some people refer to this terrain as “off-piste”. In the backcountry, you will find untouched powder, no crowds, and peacefulness. Sounds wonderful, right? Well, it is! But it can be gravely costly. As costly as losing your life.

Comerica Bank, KPMG's Family for Literacy Donates 4,000 New Books to Benjamin Franklin International Exploratory Academy

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Comerica Bank and its community partner KPMG’s Family for Literacy Dallas donated 4,000 new books to Benjamin Franklin International Exploratory Academy library on Thursday, Jan. 30.  Former Texas Rangers infielder Michael Young also participated in the literacy event, helping Comerica and KPMG volunteers sort genres in the library and hand out fiction books to more than 400 eighth graders to take home for their personal collection. 

EcoRise Teams Up with MetLife Foundation to Bring Eco-Literacy Program to New Jersey Classrooms

Students will become sustainability change-makers through curricula, educator training, and a Student Innovation Fund.
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NEW JERSEY, February 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ — EcoRise, the school-based nonprofit organization inspiring a new generation of leaders to design a sustainable future for all, and MetLife Foundation have joined forces to deliver a new education program to 20 New Jersey educators at no cost to teachers, schools, or school districts. The Sustainable Intelligence Program includes leading-edge sustainability curricula, professional development for educators, and access to classroom micro-grants for student-driven sustainability projects.

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