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Boosting the chemistry of soil: A data analysis unit

3 lessons, 13 files
Which soil or nutrient inputs provide a return on investment? What data can help you find out? This case study helps students see how soil or nutrient inputs affect soil chemistry, the importance of controlling variables, and how to analyze yield data to determine if an agriculture treatment …
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What can GrowNextGen do for you?

Feb 5, 2021
Teachers from Ohio and other states recently got a close-up look at the wide variety of resources available from GrowNexGen and the Ohio Soybean Council. An evening webinar led by Educationprojects.org’s Director of Education Jane Hunt began with a …
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Soil health

Feb 4, 2021
Soil is home to biotic factors: microbes, insects, spiders, worms; and abiotic factors: minerals, nutrients, water and air. The soil ecosystem is more important than ever in determining the yield of crops as well as the nutrition content of the food …
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Water quality

Feb 3, 2021
We use water for many purposes, not just drinking and washing. The stewardship of water rests on all of us, but especially those who grow our food. Inputs to food production systems may not always stay put. Growers are continuously addressing …
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Watersheds, wetlands and water quality data analysis

4 lessons, 7 files
Why is water quality important? What factors impact water quality? This unit will discuss the importance of water quality, describe several impacts to water quality, and include a data analysis activity that students complete to determine how wetlands play a role in …
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Water Windmill Challenge

2 lessons, 2 files
How do engineers build strong support structures? This unit asks students to create a windmill structure using the Engineering Design Process. A farmer has hired your company, Wind Power Technologies, to engineer a derrick to support a …

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EP Educating with Excellence Webinar: Peers Putting GNG in Action!

April 15, 2021
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Hear from teachers using GrowNextGen in their classrooms for some really cool projects—get great ideas for your own students! Interested in a summer externship? We’ve got ‘em! Learn more about these opportunities! Register now!

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