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Ag Biotech Academy 2018: Before you attend

Jun 7, 2018
Everything you need to know about the Ag Biotech Academy 2018 workshop in one place! When Tuesday, June 26 at 8 am through Wednesday, June 27 at 4 pm. Where Workshop: Global Impact STEM Academy 700 S Limestone St, Springfield, OH 45505 Hotel: …
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Virtual field trips to soybean farms offered to students

Jun 5, 2018
Starting this spring, students who have never had a chance to investigate a soybean field will get the chance to do it — all without having to leave the comfort of their own classroom. With just an internet-connected computer, webcam and microphone, s …
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Teachers at work growing young minds through GrowNextGen

Jun 5, 2018
In this article from “Ohio’s Country Journal” , GrowNextGen teacher leader John Thomas talks about his school and his association with GNG. John Thomas recently returned from the 2018 Commodity Classic in Anaheim, Ca. with new ideas for his work as …
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A dairy great virtual field trip!

May 29, 2018
Can you answer these cow questions? How is a Jersey cow different from other breeds of dairy cattle? What technology is used to raise dairy cattle and produce milk? What does the farmer do to keep the cattle safe? What happens to the milk after it …
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River View SMART team takes on nisin

May 16, 2018
This school year, Danielle Casey, AgBiotech alumni, organized a SMART (Students Modeling a Research Topic) team at River View High School in Warsaw, OH. To help them with this project, Casey reached out beyond the classroom to an industry …
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ChickQuest on tv

May 16, 2018
Columbus’ 10TV recently featured ChickQuest! The segment “What’s Cool in School” focuses on interesting things happening in schools around the city. They visited Herbert Mills Elementary School in Reynoldsburg to learn more about ChickQuest! Here’s …
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Getting students ready for science testing—state and AP

May 7, 2018
Chillicothe High School teacher Jamie Metzger directs the Science Lab, a remediation class for those students who need to get higher points on their State Biology test. Last year, the test included many DNA and gel electrophoresis questions, so …
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2018 OSC Bioscience winners

May 4, 2018
State Science Day 2018 is in the books, and it was a good one for soybean-related science! 36 projects applied for the award. The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation (OSCF) sponsored awards are given to the best projects using soybeans in the areas of …
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NCMS Students on a “ChickQuest”

May 3, 2018
Sixth-grade science teachers Sarah Clouse, Sara Steigerwald, Anne Aston, and student teacher Lauren Fairley attended “ChickQuest” during the NCCS Professional Learning Day on February 16. In the article below, Mrs. Anne Aston shares the lesson with us. …
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“Food Evolution” movie screening addresses food facts

May 2, 2018
GMOs have generated a lot of confusion and fear in the food world. In an effort to help people become more knowledgeable about the food they eat, the Ohio Soybean Council sponsored a showing of the movie Food Evolution . Forbes magazine says, …
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Presenting: soil compaction!

Apr 23, 2018
Parker Hunt and Zach Huff, Battelle interns, were present at the Maker X event at Reynoldsburg eSTEM High School on Saturday. The event highlighted many uses of technology as a way to entertain, educate and approach the future. Thanks to a grant …
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Who’s your daddy? DNA investigations with gel electrophoresis

Apr 18, 2018
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 of whether any of these samples could be the father in a …