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Examining egg nutrition

Apr 8, 2021
Are cheaper eggs just as nutritious as organic or free-run options? A lab in Canada tested 14 brands to find out. They also looked at nutritional differences between small-farm and big-brand organic eggs. “Some of the cheapest, widely available eggs …
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Big hit with biodiesel

Apr 7, 2021
Kettering Fairmont teacher Erin Molden, a GrowNextGen teacher leader , talks about using the Making biodiesel with soybeans lesson with her students: My goals for this lesson were two-fold. I wanted a fun, engaging lab that would allow my students …
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Chief Logan gets an ambassador visit!

Apr 6, 2021
GrowNextGen ambassador Emma Schluep recently made an in-person visit to Chief Logan High School. She facilitated seed necklaces, biodiesel boats, career cards, soy ink, egg catcher, and Ozobots. Schluep said the students, in grades 9 through 12, …
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Ambassadors refining their skills

Apr 5, 2021
GrowNextGen ambassadors recently attended a second training session to further develop their skills. This enthusiastic group of college students provides outreach activities through both in-person and virtual visits to classrooms and public events. …
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Exploring careers with GrowNextGen

Mar 26, 2021
Want to help your students explore career options they might not even be aware of? Allyssa Mullett used the GrowNextGen career exploration videos with about 60 students in her freshman and sophomore level classes at River View High School. Once a …
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Reaching a new group of ChickQuest teachers!

Mar 22, 2021
Over 60 Ohio teachers recently participated in a unique, virtual version of the ChickQuest program. This project was a collaboration between Ohio Soybean Council and Summit County Educational Service Center. Each teacher received training in using …
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Bringing the power with biofuel!

Mar 19, 2021
Biodiesel from start to finish…. That’s what Kelly Lewis’s bioscience seniors worked on in their first full week back at school. Lewis teaches the Bioscience program for Eastland-Fairfield Career and Technical School at a satellite location in …
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ChickQuest challenges and successes

Mar 18, 2021
Samantha Polczynski is an Intervention Specialist and Behavior Specialist at Murry Ridge School in Elyria. Her classroom is made up of primary and intermediate students with developmental disabilities, including individuals with autism, ADHD, and …
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Soy for your lips!

Mar 17, 2021
Kelly Lewis’s bioscience class at Eastland-Fairfield Career & Technical School used some GrowNextGen activities during their unusual school schedule this year! Here are Nora Butter and Edna Boadi with the soy lip balm they created. Use this fun …
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The Egg-citing Chicken Project

Mar 11, 2021
7th and 8th grade students at Global Impact STEM Academy are investigating the question, does the amount of protein in a hen’s diet affect the amount of protein in her eggs? Each grade level has its own flock, comprised of three Buff Orpington hens a …
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Supporting teachers in new teaching models

Mar 8, 2021
Erika Meeks of Niles McKinley High School participated in our Ag/Med Biotech workshop last fall, giving her a chance to see the connections between the two fields. Teachers in the workshop received classroom supplies. Meeks shares about her use of a …
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What can GrowNextGen do for you?

Feb 5, 2021
Teachers from Ohio and other states recently got a close-up look at the wide variety of resources available from GrowNexGen and the Ohio Soybean Council. An evening webinar led by Educationprojects.org’s Director of Education Jane Hunt began with a …