Tagged global

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Future of food

4 lessons, 6 files
How has agriculture changed? What is a GMO? What is the future of food? Society and cultures revolve around food. There are television networks solely focused on food and it is almost impossible to take a drive without passing a fast food chain. Billions of dollars are …
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career video

Global aquaculture

Jul 6, 2017
Have you considered a career in aquaculture? Watch and learn more about this fast-growing, global career.
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Global need for protein

Mar 5, 2015
Two new career videos are now available on GrowNextGen.org. Produced through a partnership between the Ohio Soybean Council and the Columbus Council on World Affairs, these videos provide interesting information about global issue of nutrition and …
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Global trade in agriculture

4 lessons, 9 files
Where did your food come from? How far did it travel? Many people are thinking about these questions prompted by the mantra “Buy Local.” But much of our food has been shipped by barge, ridden on rails and rolled on the road in trucks. Without inf …
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GMOs go global: should they be labeled?

5 lessons, 11 files
Should labeling of GMOs be mandatory? What do you know about genetic modification? Is genetic modification helpful or harmful? This unit will help to develop student thinking about genetic modification and food security issues around the …
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Here, fishy fishy: aquaculture systems

5 lessons, 9 files
How does soymeal feed compare to fishmeal feed when raising Tilapia in an aquaculture system? Take on multiple roles within an aquaculture farm including set-up and maintenance of tanks, test water quality, investigate possible feed sources and monitor fish health and growth.
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career video

International agriculture development

Sep 7, 2017
Are you interested in travel and helping others? Then a career in international agriculture development may be for you.
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career video

International trade

Nov 1, 2017
A career in global ag trade relies on strong interpersonal skills and an understanding of the food system. Could this career be for you?
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International trade in agriculture

3 lessons, 4 files
Why do we engage in trade with other countries? What are the ways in which this trading occurs? Trade in agricultural products is big business. In Ohio nearly 50% of soybeans are exported. In this unt, students learn about the customers for Ohio's ag products and how these goods are traded.
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Learning locally, thinking globally

Jan 2, 2015
An exciting partnership between GrowNextGen and the Columbus Council on World Affairs (CCWA) will provide new eLearning courses and career videos to promote global learning in the classroom. “We seek to help students and teachers understand global c …
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New eyes in an ag world: a social studies teacher visits Commodity Classic

Mar 14, 2016
Commodity Classic is “America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show”. Held this year in New Orleans, it attracted 9770 participants, one of whom was Matt Martin, a social studies teacher at Dublin Jerome High School. Here …
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Soy and world hunger

3 lessons, 9 files
How can soybean products help solve world hunger? Have you ever heard students utter the words “What's the point? What does this have to do with anything?” This lesson is an engaging 3 part challenge in which students apply their knowledge to help sol …
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Students explore the role of soy in solving world hunger

Mar 19, 2018
Learning means more and lasts longer when it is relevant. Middle school students at Global Impact STEM Academy learned about the problem of world hunger and how soybeans can help. Then they explored aspects of this issue further and created an …
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The Ohio Youth Institute and World Food Prize give students global awareness of food issues

Oct 28, 2016
Students from the Global Impact STEM Academy in Springfield recently attended the World Food Prize in Iowa, met many world leaders, and learned about fighting world hunger. Interested in this opportunity for your students? The Ohio Youth Institute …
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WISHH effort provides soy protein to global schools

Apr 26, 2016
Take a look at this incredible work by The World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH), partnering with schools around the world to provide better nutrition for children. Soy protein helps with iron deficiency, malnutrition, and growth problems …