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Breakout box time with ag educators

Dec 3, 2021
GrowNextGen teacher leader Abby Campbell and her husband Blake shared a fun GMO lesson at the 2021 National Association of Agricultural Educators. GMOS: what do you know? uses a Breakout Box to reinforce knowledge of things such as: What do the …
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Animal digestion and nutrition

3 lessons, 7 files
How might we best feed animals? How do animals digest food? Animal nutritionists determine feed rations for livestock, zoo animals, and pets related to their dietary needs but also their digestive systems. This unit will make a …
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e-learning

Life cycle of chickens (Elementary)

How long does it take a chicken egg to hatch? What is happening within the egg? This course describes the stages of chick development from embryo to hatchling.

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e-learning

Structure and function of eggs (Elementary)

How can a shell protect a developing chick in an egg? This course describes the structure of a chicken’s egg and how it functions to protect the chick until it hatches.

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Making biodiesel with biotech students

Nov 15, 2021
John Thomas is a GrowNextGen teacher leader who teaches at Fairbanks High School. He attended the Science of Food and Fuel workshop sponsored by USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Here he talks about using the biodiesel lesson from the …
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Bioinformatics session at NSTA

Nov 13, 2021
GrowNextGen industry leader Zack Bateson presented a lesson on using bioinformatics in the classroom to about 30 people at the NSTA conference in National Harbor, Maryland. Bateson, lead research scientist at National Agricultural Genotyping Center, …

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Chickenology workshop

December 6, 2021
Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center (Columbus, OH)

How do environment, heredity, and genetics affect living organisms? Register now!

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