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Emulsion activities bring learning together

Emulsion activities bring learning together

After discussing the soybean’s nitrogen-fixing ability and its role in the nitrogen cycle, Amy McCormick of Columbiana High School demonstrated another use for soybeans. She used the Soybeans are Ev…

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Aquaponics and rainbow babies: living, dying, learning

Aquaponics and rainbow babies: living, dying, learning

Terri Mountjoy is an Intervention Specialist at the Greene County Career Center. She decided to do the Here Fishy Fishy lesson with her students after attending the Ag Biotech Academy …

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Ag Biotech Academy: another winning workshop!

Ag Biotech Academy: another winning workshop!

Ag Biotech Academy 2017: 2 days, 29 teachers, and lots of lively learning! This Ohio Soybean Council-sponsored workshop took place at the Global Impact STEM Academy in July, with two activity tracks. AgBiotech 101, …

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Rave review for Ag Biotech Academy from a returning teacher!

Rave review for Ag Biotech Academy from a returning teacher!

Kelly Mikhail teaches zoology and immunology at Worthington Christian High School. She returned to Ag Biotech Academy this year, and here’s what she said when we asked why: The Ag …

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Tactile learning about GMOs

Tactile learning about GMOs

Want to teach your students about agriculture and GMOs? Miami Valley Career Technology Center teacher Amy Group found some great resources at the Ohio Soybean Council-sponsored Ag Biotech Academy workshop …

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Whole body learning for DNA lesson

Whole body learning for DNA lesson

Want to move beyond the sedentary science lesson? Melissa Abrams at Hillsdale High School did just that with her grade 9/10 Biology classes. Using an activity from the Ag Biotech workshop, …

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Who’s your daddy? DNA investigations with gel electrophoresis

Who’s your daddy? DNA investigations with gel electrophoresis

Samantha Williams of Bethel Tate High School came up with an attention-grabbing strategy for the use of gel electrophoresis in her science classroom. Students used dyes to solve the problem …

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“You’ve got great genes!”

“You’ve got great genes!”

Teachers at the 2018 Ohio Soybean Council-sponsored Ag Biotech Academy workshop in Springfield learned about biotech in agriculture and its applications with soybeans. Kyle Poling, Pioneer Hi-Bred Field Agronomist in West …

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Getting to know the versatility of soybeans

Getting to know the versatility of soybeans

By attending the Ohio Soybean Council-sponsored Ag Biotech Academy workshop, Jamie Brown was able to share information about agriculture, soybeans, and careers with 6th grade students at Miami East Junior …