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Be a food scientist

5 lessons, 16 files
What is your protein IQ? Create a cookbook to learn Standard Operating Procedures for food safety and environmental monitoring. Test for proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids and compare plant and animal protein.
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student research project

Biofuels: Fuel from Food?

May 2, 2019
The question for this experiment was which type of sugar (glucose or sucrose) can produce the most ethanol (greatest ethanol percent) through the fermentation and distillation of different food products (corn syrup, strawberry, molasses, corn, and …
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Engineering solutions in agriculture

2 lessons, 2 files
How does modern agriculture use engineering to address soil compaction? Looking for an activity that combines robotics, coding and engineering with a real life problem? This unit uses MakeBlock parts, Scratch programming and modeling to help students design a solution to …
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student research project

Grafting peas and beans

Aug 24, 2015
Grafting is a common gardening technique that unites a scion (top of one plant) with a rootstock (the root of another plant). Often times people graft their plants in order to repair a broken or injured plant, to speed up the growth by giving it a …
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student research project

Impact of Different Chemicals on Plant Types

Jul 16, 2019
How do different amounts of chemicals in fertilizer affect plant growth? Well, it was predicted that if the amount of chemicals increase above the optimal, then the height will decrease because if too many chemicals are added to the soil, they can …
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student research project

It’s a drought: time for soybeans

Jul 25, 2017
In this project, five different types of soybeans were tested in three sequentially staged droughts with one control group. My hypothesis was that soybean P24T05R would do best in drought, and soybean R2C2450 would do the worst. The materials used …
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Making biodiesel from soybeans

4 lessons, 16 files
Nature doesn’t waste anything. Why should we? Make biodiesel and create a scale model of an anaerobic digester, while investigating bioenergy and how it is produced.
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Oh soy good!

7 lessons, 10 files
How might soymilk, and other types of milk, help ensure food security? Investigate various milk sources and their composition through core disciplines of Science, Math, Social Studies and Language Arts to discover the availability of milk types within multiple cultures …
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student research project

Soybean peroxidase

May 23, 2017
This study tested which type of soybean has the most peroxidase. The function of peroxidase found in soybeans is to initiate the growth process when the plant is growing or injured. The hypothesis was that there will be no difference in the levels …
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student research project

The Effect of Seed Storage Conditions on the Drought-Tolerance of Soybean Plants

Jul 16, 2019
The effect of seed storage conditions on the drought-tolerance of its soybean plants was studied. The researcher hypothesized that soybean seeds stored in the freezer (-10°F to 5°F), with a moderate relative humidity (50% to 60%) will have the best o …
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student research project

The effect of soil on plant growth

May 26, 2016
Have you ever been curious if the type of soil used affects how plants grow? Five soybean seeds were planted 2.5 cm deep, in separate pots of each type of soil. After seeds were planted, all 10 plants were placed by a long window so that each …
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student research project

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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student research project

The rate of soybean growth with different food sources

Jul 28, 2017
In 2016 there were several natural disasters in the United States. These disasters include hurricanes, blizzards, and floods. The United States Blizzard (January 2016) dumped heavy snow from the Mid-Atlantic to the Southern New England states. In …
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What kind of plastic can YOU invent?

Apr 28, 2016
GrowNextGen, supported by the Ohio Soybean Council Foundation, facilitated a renewable plastic activity at the Invention Convention Southwest Ohio Regional Final at Central State University on Saturday, April 23. Over 250 K-8th grade students, …