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Who’s your daddy? DNA investigations with gel electrophoresis

Who’s your daddy? DNA investigations with gel electrophoresis

Samantha Williams of Bethel Tate High School came up with an attention-grabbing strategy for the use of gel electrophoresis in her science classroom. Students used dyes to solve the problem …

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Whole body learning for DNA lesson

Whole body learning for DNA lesson

Want to move beyond the sedentary science lesson? Melissa Abrams at Hillsdale High School did just that with her grade 9/10 Biology classes. Using an activity from the Ag Biotech workshop, …

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STEM learning, peer to peer, with ChickQuest

STEM learning, peer to peer, with ChickQuest

David Lockard, an Instructional Coach in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, shared about his students’ experience with the ChickQuest program. This year, the third grade scholars at Daniel E. Morgan …

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High-tech agriculture engineering and technology

High-tech agriculture engineering and technology

What skills are needed to get into High-tech Agriculture? See what students are doing in Iowa to learn about GPS and GIS. This video comes with Discussion Questions and Teacher …

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Just a spoonful of soybeans

Just a spoonful of soybeans

GMO Soybeans Fighting Autoimmune Diseases. Shows researchers focusing on brand new uses for GMO soybeans. Thank you to PBS Learning Media for providing this video. Credit: Funded by GSK.

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Managing plant pathogens using integrated pest management (IPM)

Managing plant pathogens using integrated pest management (IPM)

Do you like to work outside? A Plant Pathology and Microbiology Scientist talks about scouting for pest problems in a soybean field. Thank you to PBS Learning Media for providing …

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Now that’s TEAMWORK!

Now that’s TEAMWORK!

When GNG started to create the Smart Farming curriculum using data to make decisions, our first issue was where to get the data. Farmers are pretty protective of their field …

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Science kits for STEM schools

Science kits for STEM schools

What do you think of when you hear the term “STEM”—how about agriculture? In order to introduce this connection, GrowNextGen provided over 50 “Get to Know GrowNextGen” kits to STEM Schools as…

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MakerX The Columbus Maker Expo

Apr 21, 2018
Reynoldsburg Performing Arts Center and Fablab

MakerX The Columbus Maker Expo is an independent maker festival that consists of a celebration, learning, and networking event for everyone interested in the exciting … Learn more…