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E-learning boosts GMO knowledge

E-learning boosts GMO knowledge

Shannon Langston, a teacher at Russia Local School, attended the Ohio Soybean Council-sponsored Ag Biotech Academy last summer. She said, “I really appreciate getting materials to do the labs presented …

All trained and ready to go for outreach

All trained and ready to go for outreach

Soon appearing at a county fair or event near you: the Ohio Soybean Council is again sponsoring great soy-related outreach activities! Ten college students received specialized training at the Ohio …

SECO workshops share GNG activities

SECO workshops share GNG activities

Teachers attending the Science Council of Ohio’s Science Symposium had the opportunity to attend presentations of several GrowNextGen activities. Dublin Jerome High School teacher and GNG teacher leader Chuck Crawford​ pr…

Our team is always learning!

Our team is always learning!

GrowNextGen teacher leaders gathered recently for a professional development event. The Ohio Soybean Council sponsors GrowNextGen, and certain teachers are selected to act as ambassadors for the GrowNextGen program, helping …

Eaton Energy Night engages community

Eaton Energy Night engages community

The Eaton High School Science Club and teacher Amy Kochensparger recently presented the second S.T.E.M. Energy Night, held in the school cafeteria during home basketball games. Approximately 150…

Electrophoresis used in crime scene scenario

Electrophoresis used in crime scene scenario

Dr. Chad Solomon explains how he tweaked the electrophoresis lesson to fit his particular classroom situation: I conducted the DNA electrophoresis lab in the first week of December. I used …

Comparing nozzle spray rates for smart farming

Comparing nozzle spray rates for smart farming

How do different nozzles affect application rates on crops? Dan Schmiesing of Upper Valley Career Center used the activity Managing nutrient and pesticide needs in agriculture with juniors in his …

Soy science prize winner doing inquiry-based research

Soy science prize winner doing inquiry-based research

Soy science is worth pursuing! Thanks to the Ohio Soybean Council Foundation, the Ohio Academy of Science’s Science Fair offers the Ohio Soybean Bioscience Award for the best projects at …