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Who’s your daddy? DNA investigations with gel electrophoresis

Who’s your daddy? DNA investigations with gel electrophoresis

Samantha Williams of Bethel Tate High School came up with an attention-grabbing strategy for the use of gel electrophoresis in her science classroom. Students used dyes to solve the problem …

Whole body learning for DNA lesson

Whole body learning for DNA lesson

Want to move beyond the sedentary science lesson? Melissa Abrams at Hillsdale High School did just that with her grade 9/10 Biology classes. Using an activity from the Ag Biotech workshop, …

STEM learning, peer to peer, with ChickQuest

STEM learning, peer to peer, with ChickQuest

David Lockard, an Instructional Coach in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, shared about his students’ experience with the ChickQuest program. This year, the third grade scholars at Daniel E. Morgan …

Now that’s TEAMWORK!

Now that’s TEAMWORK!

When GNG started to create the Smart Farming curriculum using data to make decisions, our first issue was where to get the data. Farmers are pretty protective of their field …

Science kits for STEM schools

Science kits for STEM schools

What do you think of when you hear the term “STEM”—how about agriculture? In order to introduce this connection, GrowNextGen provided over 50 “Get to Know GrowNextGen” kits to STEM Schools as…

Tactile learning about GMOs

Tactile learning about GMOs

Want to teach your students about agriculture and GMOs? Miami Valley Career Technology Center teacher Amy Group found some great resources at the Ohio Soybean Council-sponsored Ag Biotech Academy workshop …

Students explore the role of soy in solving world hunger

Students explore the role of soy in solving world hunger

Learning means more and lasts longer when it is relevant. Middle school students at Global Impact STEM Academy learned about the problem of world hunger and how soybeans can help. …

“GrowNextGen really values teachers”: Commodity Classic 2018

“GrowNextGen really values teachers”: Commodity Classic 2018

John Thomas is a biotechnology and environmental science instructor at Tolles Technical Center and Fairbanks Middle/High School. He shares about his visit to Commodity Classic 2018. I really enjoyed my …