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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!

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 →

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 →

Upcoming events

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

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SECO: Biogeochemical cycles – why bother?

Want to help students understand the nitrogen cycle, but students don’t see an application? Applying the cycle to water quality can help! Participate in a nitrogen cycle simulation where st… learn more →

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SECO: Engineering Solutions by Designing and Coding Robotics for Agriculture

See examples of lessons that emphasize the cross-curricular nature of Life Science, Earth Science, Engineering and Technology that allow for design solutions. Soil systems are important for plant growth. Soil … learn more →

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SECO: Toot..Toot…How can putt-putt boats be powered by soybeans?

Investigate renewable energy by evaluating biodiesel from virgin and waste soybean oils. Participants will test the biofuels by racing putt-putt boats. A manageable lab to make biodiesel will be outlined … learn more →

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ChickQuest workshop Feb 18, 2019

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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ChickQuest workshop Feb 19, 2019

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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Ag Biotechnology Academy 2019

AgBiotech Academy introduces teachers to the ways biotech is incorporated into agriculture through food science activities and biofuels labs. For teachers of Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Science. At this two-day … learn more →