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Amy Jo Henry

Career Technical STEM Instructor Coordinator, Global Impact STEM Academy
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Animal agriculture: engineer an egg catcher

2 lessons, 2 files
How do engineers solve problems in agriculture? It takes 30 million eggs a day to satisfy the US consumer! Ohio is #2 in the nation in egg production and ag engineers have helped to design facilities that keep chickens safe from predators and …
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ChickQuest primer

3 lessons, 6 files
What do you know about chickens? Chickens are one of the largest consumers of soybeans! In this unit, students learn about the characteristics of birds and chickens, and how to idenitify different breeds.
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Donut science and more!

Apr 16, 2021
GNG’s recent webinar clearly demonstrated two things: GNG has a lot to offer, and creative teachers are doing amazing things with GNG’s resources! Educating with Excellence: Peers Putting GrowNextGen into Action featured several GNG teacher leaders sha …
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Heather Bryan

Former Environmental Science Teacher and Education Consultant at Education Projects & Partnerships
biology environmental science farming chickens
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It’s a chicken extravaganza!

Dec 9, 2020
Meat chickens were the focus of an extensive learning unit for GrowNextGen teacher leader Amy Jo Henry’s students at Global Impact STEM Academy Middle School. Henry is the school’s STEM and CTE Coordinator. This seven week project began with stu …
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Marie Nichols

Customer service agent and blog content manager, Meyer Hatchery
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The Egg-citing Chicken Project

Mar 11, 2021
7th and 8th grade students at Global Impact STEM Academy are investigating the question, does the amount of protein in a hen’s diet affect the amount of protein in her eggs? Each grade level has its own flock, comprised of three Buff Orpington hens a …