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Student bonding over DNA

Student bonding over DNA

In Advanced Biology, students are required to know what DNA is and how it works with replication, transcription and translation. What better way to demonstrate these steps and to solidify …

Making science happen despite challenges!

Making science happen despite challenges!

Sometimes teachers face difficulties doing science labs in the classroom. It takes a special educator to persevere through challenges to help their students complete the labs and have the experience. …

Soybeans, Spanish, and Global Ag

Soybeans, Spanish, and Global Ag

Reynoldsburg teacher Dr. Patricia Hanna did an externship last summer at The Ohio State University’s Waterman Agriculture and Natural Resources Laboratory. The Bioeconomía y Soja (Bioeconomics & Soy) uni…

Design Challenge Showcase: students’ ideas on food security

Design Challenge Showcase: students’ ideas on food security

How can food security be improved so that more people have access to fresh, nutritious food? Ohio students from 25 schools presented their ideas to an audience of leaders in agriculture …

How Design Challenges Empower Students to Solve Problems and Contextualize Learning

How Design Challenges Empower Students to Solve Problems and Contextualize Learning

Teaching students how to solve real-world problems, and giving them experience solving real-world problems, is critical to their development as future problem solvers – and that’s why, three years ago, the …

GrowNextGen goes to St. Louis for NSTA

GrowNextGen goes to St. Louis for NSTA

The 2019 National Science Teachers’ Association conference was held in St. Louis this year. During the two day conference, the GNG team presented these great workshops: Engineering solutions with designing, coding, …

Summit students tackle food security

Summit students tackle food security

Food security—it’s a BIG issue! The Ohio STEM Learning Network’s 2019 Design Challenge is to work as a team to imagine, design and prototype a solution to increase food secu…

Dayton STEM Design Challenge

Dayton STEM Design Challenge

GrowNextGen visited the Dayton Regional STEM School to see the students’ projects for the Ohio STEM Learning Network’s 2019 Design Challenge. This year’s challenge is to work as a team to…