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A new approach to engineering labs

Apr 11, 2019
Christopher Klemm’s Principles of Engineering students at Northland High School enjoyed GrowNextGen’s Biodiesel lab “Making biodiesel from soybeans”. After attending the Ohio Soybean Council-sponsored summer workshop, Klemm decided to introduce the …
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Rave review for Ag Biotech Academy from a returning teacher!

Aug 7, 2017
Kelly Mikhail teaches zoology and immunology at Worthington Christian High School. She returned to Ag Biotech Academy this year, and here’s what she said when we asked why: The Ag Biotech Conference is not to be missed! I wanted to return to gain …
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Supporting ag teachers with science lessons and labs

Jun 22, 2017
Meredith Wolfe, Courtney Bockbrader, and Whitney Short recently shared some great resources and activities with 18 Ohio agriculture teachers. The workshops covered plants, environment and natural resources, biotechnology, and agriscience fair …
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GrowNextGen provides training and support for preservice teachers

Apr 18, 2017
On April 12, GrowNextGen teacher leader Whitney Short visited with 12 OSU agricultural education preservice teachers. Short, an agriscience teacher at Anthony Wayne High School, explained the value of GrowNextGen’s resources, highlighted some of the …
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Let’s get this show on the road!

Feb 27, 2017
We gathered a few good people for a recent Leadership Forum teacher training session. These teacher leaders will be engaged in leading workshops and outreach activities to help spread the message of GNG to other teachers and students. Presenter Jane …
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Getting to know all that GrowNextGen offers!

Jun 27, 2016
GrowNextGen Teacher leaders Meredith Wolfe, Courtney Bockbrader and Whitney Short presented recently at the Ohio Agricultural Education Summer Teacher Conference. They met with 33 educators during two workshops on the Ohio State University campus. …