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“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 …

Activities makes the lights go on

Activities makes the lights go on

How do you teach about DNA in a hands-on way? Tammy Wells’ Cardington High School Honors bioIogy students benefited from her having attended the Ohio Soybean Council-sponsored Ag Biotech Academy …

Ag: the “other side” of biotech

Ag: the “other side” of biotech

Erin Molden, a biotechnology instructor at Miami Valley Career Tech Center, was one of the GrowNextGen teacher leaders attending Commodity Classic 2018. She shares about her Ohio Soybean Council-sponsored trip: Everything …

Restriction enzyme activity removes confusion

Restriction enzyme activity removes confusion

Jared Lovin teaches at Miamisburg High school. He attended Ohio Soybean Council’s Ag Biotech Academy and shares about his experience: During my 13 years of teaching biology, students consistently struggle with …

Commodity Classic 2018: an eye-opening experience!

Commodity Classic 2018: an eye-opening experience!

Fort Jennings High School science teacher Jeff Jostpille was one of several teachers that the Ohio Soybean Council sponsored to attend this year’s Commodity Classic. The Commodity Classic was a …

Training interns for statewide outreach

Training interns for statewide outreach

38 interns gathered in Springfield at Global Impact STEM Academy for the Exploration of Modern Farming intern training. Through a grant from Battelle and the Ohio Soybean Council, these college students …

Welcome to the hatchery

Welcome to the hatchery

How do you get over 800 children to a hatchery for a field trip? Make it a VIRTUAL field trip! To further our goal of connecting industry with the classroom, we …

Exploration of Modern Farming outreach

Exploration of Modern Farming outreach

How much does the average citizen know about modern farming? Ohio Soybean Council-sponsored GrowNextGen is excited about partnering with Battelle to provide a state-wide educational outreach, encouraging students, parents, other …