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Creative renewable energy superheroes

Apr 1, 2020
Look out, world; there are some new superheroes on the energy scene! These are renewable energy figures, ready to prove their worth and keep things going. Donna Parker, a science teacher at Coffman High School in Dublin, found this idea on a AP …
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Online learning with labs

Mar 23, 2020
GrowNextGen teacher leaders Jennifer Foudray and Rachel Sanders run an interactive classroom at Global Impact STEM Academy. As part of their response to school closures, they adapted a fermentation in a bag lab and mailed it to students, so they …
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Genomics in the Fields for the classroom

Mar 20, 2020
GrowNextGen teacher leader Rachel Sanders recently had the opportunity to attend HudsonAlpha’s Genomics in the Field workshop in Alabama. The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology conducts genomics-based research to improve human health and well …
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Virtual classroom

Mar 14, 2020
We’ve pulled together several lessons that will help you plan for your students. These lessons range from elementary to high school, include the use of easily-available resources, and give you multiple opportunities to engage students, increase t …
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International trade in agriculture

3 lessons, 4 files
Why do we engage in trade with other countries? What are the ways in which this trading occurs? Trade in agricultural products is big business. In Ohio nearly 50% of soybeans are exported. In this unt, students learn about the customers for Ohio's ag products and how these goods are traded.
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pH in soil

3 lessons, 5 files
What is the variability in pH of soils across a field? Soil tests show the pH and nutrient amounts in a field. Soil chemistry determines the amount of root growth, the amount of nutrients that can be held in the soil, and the ability of plants to take in …

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Ag Biotechnology Academy 2020

June 9, 2020
Global Impact STEM Academy (Springfield, Ohio)

Currently we are planning to hold the workshop in a face-to-face setting, but if the situation changes, we will move the workshop to a virtual alternative. Hold the date, and watch for updates! AgBiotech Academy introduces teachers to biotechnology methods and the ways these methods are incorporated into agriculture through food science and biofuels labs. For teachers of Biology, Chemistry, and Environmental Science. At this two-day workshop, all participants will experience: Industry Speakers … Register now!

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