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Life science

Only 1–2% of the US population is involved in farming. Most students have no direct experience with farming or modern food production techniques. Current biology standards focus on the study of photosynthesis and respiration at the cellular level; s …
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Food science

The food production sector in Ohio employs nearly 70,000 people and includes some of the biggest food producers in the nation. From developing flavors to checking food quality, there is a lot going on in food science.
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Environmental science

The environment is important to everyone, but especially farmers. Farming depends on healthy soil, predictable climate and planning. These pieces highlight ways that data is informing farmer decisions, engineering is helping farmers solve problems, …
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Elementary

Elementary students are “hungry” to learn about agriculture! From hatching chicks to creating an inviting habitat for bees, these lessons explain the many facets of agriculture and the impacts on their lives.
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Biotechnology

Biotechnology does not only include GMOs, but also lab skills, determining and developing materials for new uses, and food science applications. This set of materials will help students to understand the science of genetic modification and the …