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New uses: Soy-biobased paint protects Alaskan water supplies and salmon

Apr 1, 2022
Soybean check-off dollars fund education, such as GrowNextGen, as well as research. Airable Lab is creating innovative and sustainable solutions in research and product development through bio-based chemistry. Use our bioproducts e-learning course …
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Commodity Classic 2022: Abby Campbell

Apr 1, 2022
Fort Frye High School agriscience teacher, FFA Advisor, and GrowNextGen teacher leader Abby Campbell attended Commodity Classic 2022 in New Orleans. Commodity Classic is America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused agricultural and educational …
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Akron welcomes ChickQuest learners!

Mar 31, 2022
48 Ohio educators gathered in Akron last weekend for an all-day training in STEM activities and more. These dedicated teachers were willing—even enthusiastic—about giving up part of their weekend to be able to attend ChickQuest. …
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Soy science projects win!

Mar 30, 2022
Did you know? Thanks to the Ohio Soybean Council Foundation (OSCF), the Ohio Academy of Science (OAS) Science Fair offers the Ohio Soybean Bioscience Award for the best projects using soybeans in the areas of agriculture biosciences, bioresources, …
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“Score with STEM” outreach event

Mar 30, 2022
The GrowNextGen ambassadors were in action at the recent “Score with STEM” event held at Cleveland’s Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Ambassadors presented Engineering an Egg Catcher and Making Soy Lip balm. Ambassadors Mekenzie Jolliff, Ellie Gehret, …
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ChickQuest is amazing!

Mar 30, 2022
ChickQuest is a wonderful way to engage your elementary students with hands-on STEM lessons. Though nothing can compare with hatching chicks, these classroom activities really help students learn in a fun way! Here are some photos from the …
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National Ag Day at Global Impact STEM Academy

Mar 28, 2022
Global Impact STEM Academy recently celebrated National Ag Day. The morning program was focused on showcasing the school’s mastery learning philosophy and celebrating the abundance provided by American agriculture. High school students in ag courses …
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Learning about water pollutants

Mar 28, 2022
Ashlyn Pierson is an Assistant Professor of STEM Education at The Ohio State University. She is working with an ESL teacher at Northland High School, using the Create an Algae Bloom lesson that is part of H2Know. “We chose this lesson because this …
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Commodity Classic 2022: Shelby Dodds

Mar 25, 2022
Global Impact STEM Academy science teacher Shelby Dodds attended Commodity Classic 2022 in New Orleans. Commodity Classic is America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused agricultural and educational experience. Her participation was made possible …
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Commodity Classic 2022: Dustin Homan

Mar 23, 2022
Dustin Homan, a Social Studies teacher at Purdue Polytechnic High School in Indiana, attended Commodity Classic 2022 in New Orleans. Commodity Classic is America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused agricultural and educational experience. Homan …
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What does a soil scientist do?

Mar 18, 2022
In this video, Lydia Jennings shares her journey to become a soil microbiologist and how her research is part of her passion for land stewardship. Help your students learn about this STEM career pathway!
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Commodity Classic 2022: Trevor Horn

Mar 16, 2022
GrowNextGen teacher leader Trevor Horn attended Commodity Classic 2022 in New Orleans. Commodity Classic is America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused agricultural and educational experience. His participation was made possible thanks to the …