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Kochensparger named as a PBS Digital Innovator

GrowNextGen teacher leader Amy Kochensparger has been selected as a PBS Digital Innovator. This program recognizes “classroom changemakers: educators who skillfully approach education with a bold and… continue reading →

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Precision in gene editing presents great potential

Kirk Reese, DuPont Pioneer Agronomy Research Manager, spoke to teachers at the Ohio Soybean Council-sponsored Ag Biotech Academy workshop about CRISPR-CAS technology, a bacterial immune system used to… continue reading →

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Community outreach events bring soybean science to the masses!

Ohio Soybean Council ambassadors have been traveling around to share science and fun with eager learners.… continue reading →

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ChickQuest: MORE than just hatching chicks!

Marti Mercuri of Broadleigh Elementary shares about her experience with the ChickQuest program:… continue reading →

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Healthy Soil Challenge training for soil sleuths

4-H representatives from 12 Ohio counties gathered at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center this Saturday for a special training session. “Healthy Soils C.S.I. Challenge” is this year’s 4-H Ag… continue reading →

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No sprouts, but lots of learning!

Bishop Flaget School 5th grade teacher Carrie Hill took her class through the Soy Protein and World Hunger e-learning course. Hill said, “It was a great experience to learn about the many uses for soy… continue reading →

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Statewide science search!

We’re looking all over Ohio for great science fair projects! The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation sponsors up to three $100 Ohio Soybean Bioscience Awards at each of the 17 district science fairs across… continue reading →

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Special education classrooms enjoy hatching chicks

David Lockard is an instructional coach for the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. He attended the ChickQuest workshop and conducted the lessons and hatching with two Special Education classrooms… continue reading →

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An engaging experience at Almira Academy

Desiree Volney teaches 3rd grade at Almira Academy in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. She attended a ChickQuest workshop and said, “My students really enjoyed the program. They were comple… continue reading →

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Students study chickens, eggs and more chicks

Paula Ritter and Jerry Boes Arcadia High School… continue reading →

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Baby chicks at Bolton Elementary

Keisha Pitts-Bullard Bolton Elementary School… continue reading →

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A favorite part of 4th grade

Alexis Swisher Imagine Groveport Community School… continue reading →

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A chance to try DuckQuest!

Eileen Elswick 5th grade science teacher Hayes Intermediate, Grove City… continue reading →

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You're never too old for ChickQuest!

​Jane Kuhlman Mount Vernon Middle School… continue reading →

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No one can resist these adorable little chicks!

Cynthia Madanski Robinson Elementary School Toledo, OH… continue reading →

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"Here's what we've been waiting for!"

Mindy Heaston teaches 3rd grade at Graham Elementary in St. Paris, Ohio. She says:… continue reading →

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So THAT'S what was in those eggs?!?

Last spring at East Technical High School in Cleveland, students in 9-12 Agriscience Education classes experienced firsthand the miracle of life through the hatching of baby chicks. ChickQuest allowed… continue reading →

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"The highlight of the students' day"

Wendy Williams Beatty Park Elementary School Grades 3-5… continue reading →

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STEM to STEM grant allows career exploration

Katherine Velikaz is a 7th and 8th grade science and 8th grade CTE teacher at Ottawa River Elementary in Toledo, Ohio. She won a STEM to STEM grant award from GrowNextGen and the Ohio Soybean Council… continue reading →

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Examining eggs and checking on chicks

Rob Isner is program manager for 4-H Youth Development, working at George Washington Carver STEM School in Cleveland. As part of the Agriscience in the City program, Isner followed up with teachers who’d… continue reading →

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