Tagged environmental science

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3D farming brings new dimensions to feeding the world

Apr 5, 2016
3D ocean farming helps the environment and local economies. (embed: https://vimeo.com/100474262 ) The Seas Will Save Us: How an Army of Ocean Farmers Are Starting an Economic Revolution
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AFNR natural resources

3 lessons, 8 files
How do we impact natural resources by our activities? This unit helps meet some of the AFNR curriculum standards for natural resources. Students will learn how to test texture and other physical characteristics of soil, conduct water quality tests, …
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Agricultural engineering

Aug 11, 2017
Agricultural engineers explain their work and how they use biology and engineering to make farms energy-efficient and our food supply safe and plentiful. They describe what drew them to agricultural engineering and discuss their education and career …
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Chuck Crawford

Environmental Science Teacher at Dublin Jerome High School
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Donna Meller

High school science teacher at Pettisville High School: Science 8, Environmental Science, Physics, Chemistry, Anatomy & Physiology, and High School Research Class
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Heather Bryan

Former Environmental Science Teacher and Education Consultant at Education Projects & Partnerships
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Increasing soybean germination rate

Aug 6, 2015
Seed germination begins with the rupturing of the seed coat and the emergence of the radicle, which will form the first roots of the seedling. Molybdenum is a catalyst for several enzymatic reactions in a cell, and potassium chloride is an essential …
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Jane Hunt

Education Consultant at Education Projects & Partnerships LLC
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Jason Hardin

Microbiology and Environmental Science Teacher; Environmental Club Advisor at Gahanna Lincoln High School
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Jeff Jostpille

Biology, Anatomy, Environmental Science, Botany, Zoology, 8th Grade Science teacher at Fort Jennings High School
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Lisa Journell

Science teacher at Global Impact STEM Academy and Adjunct Faculty at Wright State University
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Managing nutrient and pesticide needs in agriculture

7 lessons, 12 files
Why do farmers spend time and money to apply chemicals to their fields? In this threaded PBL*, (an effort to integrate agricultural understandings into the normal sequence of an Environmental Science classroom) students will conduct several “close reads” (reading for und …
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Paper mill sludge: a usable fertilizer?

Aug 6, 2015
Approximately 10 billion tons of PMS are produced annually by the paper industry and pose a major disposal problem for paper mills. One possible solution to the industry’s problem is the use of PMS as a fertilizer through land-spreading. When mixed w …
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Soybeans and soil compaction win the prize!

Jul 13, 2020
(Thanks WYSO for this news story.) Springfield STEM Academy Student’s Science Fair Project Wins Ohio Environmental Award A local high school student has received the Governor’s Award For Excellence in Environmental Protection Research. Ian Spence is a …
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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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The effect of starter fertilizer on Glycine max yields

Jul 26, 2017
The objective was to compare the yield and protein and oil content of Glycine max planted with a 2 x 2 application of 10-34-00 starter fertilizer and without starter fertilizer, and to compare the quality of water discharge from field drainage tile …
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Think ag

Feb 5, 2018
Want to know more about what ag-related careers are available? Learn about the daily work of a seed distributor, a crop insurance specialist, and a construction equipment sales person. Thanks to the Michigan Farm Bureau for sharing this video. …
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Where does our food come from, anyway?

3 lessons, 7 files
How do growers’ decisions affect the sustainability of agricultural systems? Understand and appreciate food producers through this case study and determine what decisions must be made on a yearly, monthly or daily basis to maintain an environmental system that will continue …
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Your students’ career exploration journey starts here

Feb 29, 2016
We’ve done the legwork to gather these great resources. Now you can help your students explore and make career plans for a bright future! As an educator, you want to help students connect their learning with the real world, but you’re in need of good …