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Animal agriculture: engineer an egg catcher

Animal agriculture: engineer an egg catcher

How do engineers solve problems in agriculture? It takes 30 million eggs a day to satisfy the US consumer! Ohio is #2 in the nation in egg production and ag engineers have helped to design facilities that keep chickens …

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Animal agriculture: the egg comes first

Thirty-nine teachers recently braved November snow and low temperatures to spend a day learning about animal agriculture in the ChickQuest workshop. This school program encourages 3rd graders to use science, …

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Hello, homeschoolers!

Hello, homeschoolers!

We’re making connections with the homeschooling community! GrowNextGen had a booth at the Cincinnati Midwest Homeschool Convention in April. Both parents and children were interested in the egg incubator on…

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Fall ChickQuest workshop held

Fall ChickQuest workshop held

32 teachers met at the 4H building on the Ohio State University campus for this fall’s ChickQuest workshop. Presenter Jeanne Gogolski took the participants through the ChickQuest curriculum, demonstrating the many …

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Chicks in the classroom part of Agriscience in the City

Chicks in the classroom part of Agriscience in the City

Rob Isner works at George Washington Carver STEM Elementary School in Cleveland as Program Manager for 4-H Youth Development. His position is part of the “Agriscience in the City” program crea…

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Vote for Egg Education!

Vote for Egg Education!

Over 40 educators gathered at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center on Election Day for a ChickQuest workshop. This hands-on STEM program involves a variety of science activities—measuring, pr…

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Examining eggs and checking on chicks

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 …

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Chicken corral

Chicken corral

Michelle Atkinson I teach at Horizon Science Academy Toledo, 5th grade Math and Science. We hatched eggs last year and the students loved it! We cleared out the desks and …

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“The highlight of the students’ day”

“The highlight of the students’ day”

Wendy Williams Beatty Park Elementary School Grades 3-5 ChickQuest allowed the students in my classroom to experience something that they would have never experienced. My students are inner city kids; …

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ChickQuest: not just for little kids!

ChickQuest: not just for little kids!

Adam Kendig I teach a high school biology class at Arcanum High School. I know that Chickquest is designed for elementary students, but I adapted it to fit my curriculum …