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Events

Hands-on, highly-rated, engaging, and free! In these workshops, conducted by experienced teachers, you’ll go through great lessons and take home the supplies to do them in your classroom!

ChickQuest

Take your students on a classroom journey through the life cycle of chickens. STEM activities promote unforgettable learning, and you’ll take home all you need to hatch eggs in your class! learn more →

Ag Biotech Academy

How can ag biotechnology contribute to food security? Hands-on biology and chemistry labs teach you about biotech; lectures and tours bring you up-to-date with research and development in the ag industry. Free classroom materials and lessons. learn more →

Upcoming events

Science never sleeps. Here’s where GrowNextGen will be sharing science this month.

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MakerX The Columbus Maker Expo

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 new technologies of digital design … learn more →

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FREE “Food Evolution” movie screening

Learn more about GMOs and food safety. Each attending teacher will receive a Teacher Guide. learn more →

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Wuebker Farms virtual field trip

Take a trip to Wuebker Farms and learn how this Ohio family raises over 50,000 weaned pigs each year. Tour the facility with a farmer and see how they promote environmental … learn more →

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Virtual field trip to a soybean farm, elementary level

Join a live video chat or request a link to watch a pre-recorded field trip at your convenience. All you need is an internet-connected computer, webcam, and microphone. Register below, … learn more →

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Virtual field trip to a soybean farm, MS/HS level

Join a live video chat or request a link to watch a pre-recorded field trip at your convenience. All you need is an internet-connected computer, webcam, and microphone. Register below, … learn more →

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Ag Biotechnology Academy 2018

How can ag biotechnology contribute to food security? Learn about the latest seed research and the impact of environmental issues and sustainability, participate in hands-on biology/chemistry labs, meet industry … learn more →

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Tech in Ag Columbus

Topics for the Tech in Ag workshop this year include: -Soil testing and nutrient cycling -Using crop sensors and apps to measure plant growth -Precision agriculture technologies -Data management and … learn more →

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Tech in Ag Custar

Topics for the Tech in Ag workshop this year include: -Soil testing and nutrient cycling -Using crop sensors and apps to measure plant growth -Precision agriculture technologies -Data management and … learn more →

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ChickQuest workshop Aug 2, 2018

ChickQuest, a Classroom Journey Through the Life Cycle of Chickens, is a 4-H School Enrichment Program that challenges students to use Science, Engineering, and Technology to investigate the life cycle … learn more →

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THF Farm Visit: See the Past; Learn about the Present

Visit The Henry Ford and learn about farming in the past and in the present. This PD workshop for elementary through high school teachers will give you a historical perspective … learn more →