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Outreach event at the PAST Foundation

Outreach event at the PAST Foundation

GrowNextGen educator Jane Hunt recently introduced the GrowNextGen website and resources to New Albany teachers. The group made soybean necklaces and discussed the possibilities for inquiry and self-directed learning involved …

Bringing the farm to the classroom

Bringing the farm to the classroom

Bonnie Agriesti of J C Sommer Elementary grew up on a family farm in York Center, Ohio. “Getting to experience life in the country and all the unique things it …

Layers of “soil” make learning tasty

Layers of “soil” make learning tasty

Mary Wolf’s third grade class at General Rosecrans Elementary has been very busy learning about soil and soybeans. After a presentation on soil horizons, the students made their own with …

Design Challenge kick-off shares a plethora of information

Design Challenge kick-off shares a plethora of information

Food security—what is it, and how do we work towards it? It’s the topic of this year’s Ohio STEM Learning Network Design Challenge, and teachers learned more at a r…

What are YOU putting in the water?

What are YOU putting in the water?

Water quality and algal blooms are a hot topic lately, and Findlay High School teacher Joyce Pippert’s Life in the Sea class recently took a look at the nitrogen cycle …

What Students Learned When They Made Robotics Relevant to Their Lives

What Students Learned When They Made Robotics Relevant to Their Lives

This article, written by Carrie Wilson Herndon, originally appeared in EdSurge. A few years ago, toward the beginning of my journey into robotics, I mentored a team for a local …

H2Know Environmental Science Curriculum Now Available

H2Know Environmental Science Curriculum Now Available

(from Nutrients for Life Foundation) High school science teachers and their students have a new education tool to study water quality this year. The H2Know digital case study, available …

Waterman workshop provides Design Challenge support

Waterman workshop provides Design Challenge support

How do you gain information about food security? Visit a farm! Better yet, visit Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory. A group of 27 people recently gathered there for a workshop …