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Global Impact students share science with elementary school

Oct 7, 2016
Students from Global Impact Academy shared science fun with their community! At the Lagonda Elementary School’s Science Family Fun Night, they conducted labs from the following units on GNG: Soy Beautiful Oh Soy Good Can you taste the difference?: C …
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Soy bioproduct research: BPA free

Jan 19, 2016
The Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) and researchers at Battelle have developed a soy-based, BPA-free coating for use in the lining of metal food and beverage cans and other coating applications. Dr. Bhima Vijayendran, a partner at Redwood Innovation …
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Cool curriculum for your classroom

Apr 2, 2015
Here are two of the creative units Rachel Sanders has developed for GrowNextGen: Are You Gonna Eat That? Students create a cookbook to learn Standard Operating Procedures for food safety and environmental monitoring. They also test their soy milk …
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The versatile bean

Jan 28, 2015
Smaller than a pea, but used in hundreds of ways: You can’t do that with just any bean! Ohio is the 6th largest soybean producer in the United States. Many amazing uses have been found for soybeans, using science to produce new products. The Ohio S …
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Stuck without science fair ideas?

Nov 4, 2014
Tired of the familiar old baking-soda-and-vinegar “volcano”? The potato clock? The effect of colored lights on plants? Well, yawn no more—we’ve got lots of exciting ideas for your next science fair project! GrowNextGen has fantastic units that lend thems …
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E-learning fits nicely in your blizzard bag

Nov 2, 2014
When winter weather hits, teachers need plans for assignments that can be completed at home or as make-up work. The GrowNextGen website has several e-learning courses that are easy to use in blizzard bags. Jeremy Grove, Agriscience Instructor at …
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GrowNextGen makes an impact

Jun 27, 2014
Recently, science instructor Rachel Sanders and social studies instructor Jamie Lesesky and their classes at the Global Impact STEM Academy in Springfield, OH, were named the recipients of the Ohio Soybean Council’s first GrowNextGen Photo/Video …