Tagged rachel sanders

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Animal tissues in the lab: externship learning

Aug 26, 2019
Rachel Sanders is a GrowNextGen teacher leader and a science teacher at Global Impact STEM Academy. The Ohio Soybean Council provided a summer externship for Sanders to gain information and create materials for her classroom and the GrowNextGen …
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Cool curriculum for your classroom

Apr 2, 2015
Here are two of the creative units Rachel Sanders has developed for GrowNextGen: Are You Gonna Eat That? Students create a cookbook to learn Standard Operating Procedures for food safety and environmental monitoring. They also test their soy milk …
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Friendly faces at NSTA 2019, Cincinnati!

Nov 20, 2019
It was a great experience to be at NSTA Cincinnati! We talked to over 300 people at our booth, sharing with them about all of GrowNextGen’s helpful resources to support classroom teachers. GrowNextGen teacher leaders presented two workshop sessions …
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GrowNextGen makes an impact

Jun 27, 2014
Recently, science instructor Rachel Sanders and social studies instructor Jamie Lesesky and their classes at the Global Impact STEM Academy in Springfield, OH, were named the recipients of the Ohio Soybean Council’s first GrowNextGen Photo/Video …
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Meet our teacher leaders

May 21, 2015
Whitney Short teaches agriscience and biotechnology to 7th-12th graders at Anthony Wayne High School in Perrysburg, Ohio. She recently attended the Commodity Classic in Florida with a group of educators and found the collaboration really helpful in …
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Oh soy good!

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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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The correlation between the GL1 gene and the glabrous phenotype in various arabidopsis ecotypes

Feb 26, 2015
Various arabidopsis plants were found to not have trichomes (plant hairs) and the reason was unknown. As trichomes assist with plant pathogenic defense, what would result in the plant losing this defense? Through previous papers it was possible to …
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Tie-dyed teachers learn and network at Commodity Classic

Mar 24, 2015
It’s not easy to stand out in a crowd of 8000 people, but a tie-dyed lab coat definitely helps! Thirteen Ohio teachers recently attended the Commodity Classic in Phoenix AZ, seeking to create a bridge between the agricultural industry and the …