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Soy Fresh, Soy Clean

How clean is your lab station? About 48 million people (1 in 6 Americans) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die each year from foodborne diseases, according to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Preven…

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Photoperiod: The floral initiator

What drives plants to flower and reproduce? In this lesson students will plant and care for soybeans under one of three different photoperiod regimes:

  • First month: 16 hours; Second month: 14 hours; third month: 12 hours (control)
  • 16 hours for all three months (long days)
  • 12 hours for all three months (short days)
  • As the plants grow, students will analyze and maintain records of their plant’s progress.

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    Soy in Food: What is that doing in there?

    How does the chemical composition of soybeans impact the characteristics of soy-containing foods? Have you ever looked on a food label and seen soy products on it, even though it wasn’t made from soybeans? This unit explores the various uses of soy in foods and how soy can be used to accomplish…

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    Henry Ford & George Washington Carver Team Up to Make Bio-Based Products

    How do scientists and engineers work together to solve problems? Scientists and engineers work together to “industrialize” the use of agriculture products. Oil and protein from plants can be turned into many products. Design some new products using items from around…

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    Here Fishy Fishy

    How does soymeal feed compare to fishmeal feed when raising Tilapia in an aquaculture system? Take on multiple roles within an aquaculture farm including set-up and maintenance of tanks, test water quality, investigate possible feed sources and monitor fish health and growth.

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    Soybeans As a Chemical Feedstock

    Can agriculture provide greener, more sustainable products? Soybeans contain several components which innovators and entrepreneurs find valuable when creating greener products. What are the chemical building blocks in a soybean?

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    Soybeans: From Ballast to Biotech

    What is the future of biotechnology? Create models to understand DNA and the gene transfer process used in biotechnology. Explore questions: Are there harmful side effects of biotechnology? Can biotech solve world hunger? Should GMO foods…

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    Cool curriculum for your classroom

    Here are two of the creative units Rachel Sanders has developed for GrowNextGen:… continue reading →

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    Global need for protein

    Two new career videos are now available on GrowNextGen.org. Produced through a partnership between the Ohio Soybean Council and the Columbus Council on World Affairs, these videos provide interesting… continue reading →

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    International Agriculture Development

    Are you interested in travel and helping others? Then a career in international agriculture development…

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    Global Aquaculture

    Have you considered a career in aquaculture? Watch and learn more about this fast-growing, global…

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