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High Oleic Oil: What’s all the Fuss?

How does chemical structure affect chemical performance? Trans fat is out, so back to the drawing board. In this unit, students will explore the chemical behavior of molecules related to the structure by 1) examining how the structure of high oleic oil changes…

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Beans About Water: Soybeans and Food Science

What role do soybeans and soy products play in my everyday life? Are soybeans everywhere? Really? Check ingredient labels in a variety of cookies, peanut butter, soups, chips, chocolate candy, microwave popcorn and other processed snacks. Many of the foods we eat…

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Fun at COSI's Farm Days

GrowNextGen was part of Farm Days, a special activity in August at Columbus’s COSI (Center of Science and Industry) museum. Kids made soy ink and used it to stamp farm images on a card to take home.… continue reading →

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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,…

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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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Meet the Bean: Soybeans are Everywhere!

What is a soybean? Why are soybeans such a valuable crop? Here are some activities that are perfect for agriculture days, county fairs, after-school programming or summer camps! Recipes for soy plastic and soy lip balm are…

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Soy Beautiful

What STEM equipment is used to make soy-based beauty products? Students act as lab technicians working for a cosmetic company and learn the names, functions and units of common lab and measuring equipment by generating soy-based beauty products. Students will learn…

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Farm science Review fun (and learning!)

There’s so much to see and do at the Farm Science Review (FSR)! Thanks to GrowNextGen, seven area teachers brought 158 students to this year’s event. This opportunity included admission tickets, bus… continue reading →

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Entrepreneurship

The many uses of soy have led to not only hundreds of jobs, but also companies. Join Cathy Horton and…

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GrowNextGen makes an impact

Recently, science instructor Rachel Sanders and social studies instructor Jamie Lesesky and their classes at the Global Impact STEM Academy in Springfield, OH, were named the recipients of the Ohio… continue reading →

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