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Emulsion activities bring learning together

After discussing the soybean’s nitrogen-fixing ability and its role in the nitrogen cycle, Amy McCormick of Columbiana High School demonstrated another use for soybeans. She used the Soybeans are Ever… continue reading →

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Learning and using gel electrophoresis in class

After attending last summer’s Ag Biotech Academy workshop, Catherine Ledford-Jones used the gel electrophoresis lesson with her biology class at Dixie High School. The workshop provided an opportunity… continue reading →

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Ag Biotech workshop teaches “cool” presentations!

Kelly Mikhail teaches Molecular and Cellular Biology at Worthington Christian High School. She used GNG resources as part of labs on DNA conservation and alteration in animal and plant models. Mikhail… continue reading →

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Soy's role in feeding the world

How can soybean products help solve world hunger? After attending the summer Ag Biotech Academy workshop, that’s the question Penta Career Center teacher David Stacklin presented to his freshman Agric… continue reading →

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Woeber's Mustard plant tour reveals an array of job opportunities

What’s even more amazing than the hundreds of products made at the Woeber’s Mustard plant? All of the jobs related to them! Teachers attending the Ag Biotech Academy workshop toured the facility and… continue reading →

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Ag Biotech Academy participants combine sports (sort of!) and science

The Ag Biotech Academy folks engaged in some fun and friendly competition. At dinner Monday night and again on Tuesday, they tried out creative soy hole games. These games were an assignment for Global… continue reading →

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Career videos springboards to STEM research project

Amy Kochensparger teaches 10th grade Biology and 11/12th grade CCP Anatomy & Physiology at Eaton High School in Eaton, Oh. Kochensparger attended last summer’s Ag Biotech Academy in Springfield, Ohio,… continue reading →

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A Different Kind of Farming

Teachers attending the 2015 Ag Biotech Academy took a field trip to Freshwater Farms in Urbana, Ohio. This facility has been in operation for over 30 years, raising rainbow trout, yellow perch, and… continue reading →

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From the coast to the heartland

A high school science teacher from California joined the group for this year’s Ag Biotech Academy held at Clark State Community College in Springfield. Saray Felix will begin teaching engineering this… continue reading →

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Students Use Biotechnology in Classroom

Juniors in the Agricultural Business Management class at Riverdale High School got first-hand experience with gel electrophoresis thanks to the Ag Biotech Academy and GrowNextGen Network. Agricultural… 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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Ag Biotech Academy award winners

Envelope, please: The winners are Shannon Langston, Jennifer Foudray, and Pam Clark! Thanks to the Ohio Soybean Council, three Ohio teachers are receiving new supplies and materials to improve biotech… continue reading →

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