Hands-on. Highly-rated. Engaging. Free! Conducted by teachers with tons of experience, GrowNextGen’s workshops will spur ideas and creativity for your classroom, expand your professional horizons, and fulfill your continuing education requirements.


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.


Ohio State Fair

July 26 - August 6 OSC ambassadors will run pig races and talk to folks about soybean uses and its importance to the state's economy. August 5 is SOYBEAN DAY! We will be doing GNG stage shows several times that day in front of the Rhodes Center — games… learn more →


Invention League Inventor Challenge

Calling all High School and Adult Inventors! $1000 in prizes to be given away at Invention League’s 1st Annual Inventor Challenge.


PreK—gr 12 teacher workshop

Free! Discover the science of agriculture and instantly integrate STEM into the classroom. Developing methods to make STEM relevant to everyday learning can easily begin with helping students understand where their food comes from.


ChickQuest workshop Nov 1, 2017

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 of an embryonic chicken egg. From monitoring… learn more →