Tagged sustainability

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career video

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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Discovering Farmland: Cultivating conversations about food and agriculture

Nov 20, 2015
The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance and Discovery Education have partnered on an exciting new initiative to engage urban youth with a first-hand glimpse into modern agriculture. Using the award-winning documentary, “FARMLAND, a film by James …
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Farmers Discussing Carbon Footprints

Feb 13, 2016
Jason Hardin, an environmental science teacher at Gahanna Lincoln High School, came up with a unique assignment for his students: conduct and record an interview with a farmer for a fictitious local TV show. The interview was to focus on how the …
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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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The eternal (well, not quite!) flame

May 18, 2016
The Blanchester High School students finished the year with a unit on sustainability and green chemistry. The class completed the “Biodiesel: Soybeans as an Energy Feedstock” lesson by comparing the burn quality of the soy biodiesel they had …