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Electrophoresis used in crime scene scenario

Electrophoresis used in crime scene scenario

Dr. Chad Solomon explains how he tweaked the electrophoresis lesson to fit his particular classroom situation: I conducted the DNA electrophoresis lab in the first week of December. I used …

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Comparing nozzle spray rates for smart farming

Comparing nozzle spray rates for smart farming

How do different nozzles affect application rates on crops? Dan Schmiesing of Upper Valley Career Center used the activity Managing nutrient and pesticide needs in agriculture with juniors in his …

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Soy science prize winner doing inquiry-based research

Soy science prize winner doing inquiry-based research

Soy science is worth pursuing! Thanks to the Ohio Soybean Council Foundation, the Ohio Academy of Science’s Science Fair offers the Ohio Soybean Bioscience Award for the best projects at …

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Getting to know the versatility of soybeans

Getting to know the versatility of soybeans

By attending the Ohio Soybean Council-sponsored Ag Biotech Academy workshop, Jamie Brown was able to share information about agriculture, soybeans, and careers with 6th grade students at Miami East Junior …

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Outreach event at the PAST Foundation

Outreach event at the PAST Foundation

GrowNextGen educator Jane Hunt recently introduced the GrowNextGen website and resources to New Albany teachers. The group made soybean necklaces and discussed the possibilities for inquiry and self-directed learning involved …

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Bringing the farm to the classroom

Bringing the farm to the classroom

Bonnie Agriesti of J C Sommer Elementary grew up on a family farm in York Center, Ohio. “Getting to experience life in the country and all the unique things it …

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Layers of “soil” make learning tasty

Layers of “soil” make learning tasty

Mary Wolf’s third grade class at General Rosecrans Elementary has been very busy learning about soil and soybeans. After a presentation on soil horizons, the students made their own with …

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Design Challenge kick-off shares a plethora of information

Design Challenge kick-off shares a plethora of information

Food security—what is it, and how do we work towards it? It’s the topic of this year’s Ohio STEM Learning Network Design Challenge, and teachers learned more at a r…

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