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Ready-Made Resources

Teachers: Need ready-to-go resources for your science class? We’ve got you covered with these turnkey lessons and easy-to-use student assignments. No prep needed. Your students can learn independently and at their own pace.

Student-Led Assignments

Check out these user-friendly student assignments. Students can learn independently and at their own pace.

Smart Farming

Compare the variability of soil pH in the same field by creating box and whisker plots and determine the effect of pH on crop growth.

Global Aquaculture and Soy Protein

Discover the expanding field of aquaculture, its role in meeting the global demand for protein, and related careers.

Soy Protein and World Hunger

See how soybeans are uniquely suited to fight world hunger and meet our growing population’s nutritional needs.

Food Science

Explore the science behind successful food product development.

GMOs

Learn about the role of GMOs in meeting the demand for safe, affordable and healthy food.

Plant Science

Understand how biotech and agricultural practices increase yield.

Transportation

Follow agricultural commodities around the world and learn about logistics.

Water Quality

Become aware of the science involved in keeping water sources clean and able to be used by the populations surrounding them.

Plug-and-Play Lessons

Need a quick lesson and don’t have prep time? These Plug-and-Play Lessons are perfect for you.

Food Evolution

Guide your students’ discussion of Food Evolution, a documentary about GMOs, by investigating correlation and causation, belief and evidence, and confirmation bias.

Bioproducts

Your students can learn about products made from renewable resources, some companies that make them, and jobs in this field.

ChickQuest

Elementary students will learn what makes birds unique, utilize STEM skills to calculate feed amounts, and identify chicken breeds with dichotomous keys.

Commodity Transport

In this activity, students will be doing a logistics simulation, determining transportation and storage needs for commodities.

Global Ag

Your students will explore global ag and Ohio’s role in commodity exports and research related companies and careers.

Growth and Development of Pigs

Elementary students will learn about the growth and development of pigs by utilizing STEM skills to create explanations, analyze data and calculate ratios.

Plant and Soil Health

Middle school/high school students analyze information to identify pest problems on a soybean farm, then suggest a crop management plan. Credit: Iowa Public Television and Iowa State University of Science and Technology