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Meet our teacher leaders

Whitney Short teaches agriscience and biotechnology to 7th-12th graders at Anthony Wayne High School in Perrysburg, Ohio. She recently attended the Commodity Classic in Florida with a group of educators… continue reading →

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Learn “oil” about it! High-oleic e-learning course

Ever wondered what’s in your vegetable oil? A new e-learning course developed by GrowNextGen Teacher Leader Andrea Harpen with assistance from Monsanto will help you understand the chemical structure of… continue reading →

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Global e-learning courses

These new e-learning courses compliment career videos already on our website, allowing students to explore the topic more fully. The courses are comprehensive and highly interactive. And they’re fun,… continue reading →

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Meet our teacher leaders

GrowNextGen provides many instructional resources for educators, from curriculum to materials to workshops. These helpful, creative materials are developed by some special people! Teacher leaders are… continue reading →

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What does a seed need to grow?

That’s what we asked the students at New Hope Christian Academy Field Day in April. They came up with all the right answers: the sun, water, dirt. Some mentioned ‘bonus’ items like worms and fertilizer… continue reading →

Curriculum

Green at Home: Soy Bioproducts

What does agriculture have to do with cleaning things up? If every U.S. household replaced one 48 oz box of powdered laundry detergent with a bioproduct alternative, we’d save 96,000 barrels of oil per year—enough to heat and cool over 5,000 homes. Clearly,…

Curriculum

Hula Hoop Math: Yield Prediction

Can we predict the yield of a crop and forecast food production? Use hula hoops and math to predict how many bushels of soybeans are growing in a particular field. This fun activity was tested with 500 6th graders from Newark City Schools at the Devine Farms in Hebron…

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