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Seeing that #agisSTEM at Commodity Classic

Mar 8, 2019
Matt Ehrhardt, Assistant Director at EHOVE Career Center, recently attended the 2019 Commodity Classic as a guest of GrowNextGen and the Ohio Soybean Council. He was amazed at all he saw: This event was eye-opening, inspiring, and made me think …
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Adding ag energizes STEM learning

Mar 8, 2019
Mary James, science teacher at McCormick Junior High School, talks about what she saw at this year’s Commodity Classic: The 2019 Commodity Classic conference was this school year’s most valuable experience for impacting teaching and learning in my …
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GNG teacher leader Todd Tayloe visits Commodity Classic 2019

Mar 5, 2019
Todd Tayloe, teacher at Carroll High School and GrowNextGen teacher leader , talks about going to Commodity Classic 2019, America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused agricultural and educational event: Commodity Classic 2019 was such a wonderful …
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Encountering a whole new world

Mar 5, 2019
Leah LaCrosse, Huron City Schools 8th grade science educator and GrowNextGen teacher leader , visited Commodity Classic 2019, the largest farmer-led, farmer-focused agricultural and educational event in America: Walking into Commodity Classic …
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Training for outreach to Columbus City Schools

Feb 26, 2019
22 Ohio State University students met for training so they can reach out to students in Columbus City Schools. These Social Change Ambassadors are from all over the country. None are majoring in agriculture, but they’re learning about it so they can …
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Snow’s not stopping this educator event!

Feb 21, 2019
Despite a sudden snowstorm, about 20 teachers recently gathered for a STEM learning event. Food science, GMOs, and potato chips were on the menu for the Summit Educational Service Center’s “STEMming Up to the Challenge: A STEM Leadership Cadre”. …
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E-learning boosts GMO knowledge

Feb 14, 2019
Shannon Langston, a teacher at Russia Local School, attended the Ohio Soybean Council-sponsored Ag Biotech Academy last summer. She said, “I really appreciate getting materials to do the labs presented in the workshop. It makes it so much easier to …
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All trained and ready to go for outreach

Feb 12, 2019
Soon appearing at a county fair or event near you: the Ohio Soybean Council is again sponsoring great soy-related outreach activities! Ten college students received specialized training at the Ohio State University Steam Factory in the following …
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SECO workshops share GNG activities

Jan 29, 2019
Teachers attending the Science Council of Ohio’s Science Symposium had the opportunity to attend presentations of several GrowNextGen activities. Dublin Jerome High School teacher and GNG teacher leader Chuck Crawford​ presented Engineering S …
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Our team is always learning!

Jan 29, 2019
GrowNextGen teacher leaders gathered recently for a professional development event. The Ohio Soybean Council sponsors GrowNextGen, and certain teachers are selected to act as ambassadors for the GrowNextGen program, helping to spread the word about …
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Eaton Energy Night engages community

Jan 23, 2019
The Eaton High School Science Club and teacher Amy Kochensparger recently presented the second S.T.E.M. Energy Night, held in the school cafeteria during home basketball games. Approximately 150-200 people attended the game and explored energy …
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Electrophoresis used in crime scene scenario

Jan 9, 2019
Dr. Chad Solomon explains how he tweaked the electrophoresis lesson to fit his particular classroom situation: I conducted the DNA electrophoreziz lab in the first week of December. I used the procedure precisely as we learned it this past summer at …