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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 …

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 …