Meet the bean: soybeans are everywhere!
# Soybeans are everywhere!
Look at the drawing—can you find all the soybean products? Learn about the different products that contain soybeans by using the slide deck.
# Fun and games with soybeans
Activity instructions for germinating a Soybean Seed Necklace and making crafts like a Beanie Buddy, Soybean Stress Balls and an Ohio Drum, in addition to recipes for making lip balm and plastic with easy supplies and instructions.
# Seed sort
Did you know that beans are seeds? Seeds grow into plants that produce the beans that we eat. Observe, and sort these beans then create a graph. Designed for younger students.
Soybeans are very valuable, not just as food containing many essential nutrients, but also economically. Soybeans are the second-most-planted field crop in the United States after corn. The United States is the world’s largest producer and exporter of soybeans. Ohio is the nation’s seventh largest soybean producing state.
Next gen science standards
Science and engineering practices
- Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information
Disciplinary core ideas/content
- ETS2B Influence of engineering, technology and science on society and the natural world