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Chuck Crawford

Chuck Crawford

A Whole New World I heard about the first Ag Biotech Academy in 2012. It represented an area of my AP Environmental Science content that I wanted to learn more about, …

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Donna Meller

Donna Meller

I’d be happy to work with teachers on any of these topics: Biology, Environmental Science, Ecology, Chemistry, Food Science, Physics, STEM, High School Research Projects, Participating in Science/Agriscience Fairs, …

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Heather Bryan

Heather Bryan

A “Wow Moment” My “wow moment” in teaching came when the Ohio Soybean Council invited me to attend the Commodity Classic for the first time. I began to see how agricu…

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Jane Hunt

Jane Hunt

What do you love about teaching? The most exciting thing about teaching is seeing students make connections between real-world phenomenon and science principles. It’s fun to see learning occur wh…

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Jason Hardin

Jason Hardin

I’m available to provide support in these areas: Biology, Environmental Science, Microbiology, and Genetics. What about teaching excites you? I know it is a little cliched, but I’ve learned th…

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Jeff Jostpille

Jeff Jostpille

Teachers may contact Jostpille about Biology, Biofuels, Genetics, Ecosystems, Land Labs and School Gardens, Aquatics and Macroinvertebrates, Science Fair Projects, Soils, Water testing, and Horticulture. “I would enjoy working on …

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Lisa Duffey

Lisa Duffey

Lisa Duffey is willing to be contacted by other teachers on the topics of genetics, ecology, evolution, biology, environmental sustainability, STEM, fitness & health, dissection, and PBLs. She is interested …

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Where does our food come from, anyway?

Where does our food come from, anyway?

How do growers’ decisions affect the sustainability of agricultural systems? Understand and appreciate food producers through this case study and determine what decisions must be made on a yearly, monthly or daily basis to maintain an environmental system that will …

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Managing nutrient and pesticide needs in agriculture

Managing nutrient and pesticide needs in agriculture

Why do farmers spend time and money to apply chemicals to their fields? In this threaded PBL*, (an effort to integrate agricultural understandings into the normal sequence of an Environmental Science classroom) students will conduct several “close reads” (reading for understanding, analysis and appl…

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AFNR natural resources

AFNR natural resources

How do we impact natural resources by our activities? This unit helps meet some of the AFNR curriculum standards for natural resources. Students will learn how to test texture and other physical characteristics of soil, conduct water quality tests, …