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Moving genes

Moving genes

How do we solve the problems created by 9 billion people? How will we feed 9 billion on about the same amount of land? An introduction to genetic engineering through hands-on and modeling activities that illustrate concepts, which will scaffold student understanding for lab activities to follow, especially focused on the use of bacteria.

Student research projects
Soybean Peroxidase 2018

Soybean Peroxidase 2018

This study tested which type of soybean has the most peroxidase between genetically modified soybean strains, Bayer Credenz 3841 LibertyLink Soybeans and Asgrow Roundup Ready 2 AG03X7, and conventional soybean seeds. …

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Come see us at SECO!

Come see us at SECO!

The Science Education Council of Ohio (SECO) will hold the Ohio Science Institute on Jan 25 and 26 in Columbus. Look at these engaging active-learning sessions presented by GrowNextGen teacher leaders! Soy …

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Moving Genes workshop at NTSA gets great reviews

Moving Genes workshop at NTSA gets great reviews

GrowNextGen Teacher leader Pam Snyder recently presented “Moving Genes” to over 30 people at the National Science Teachers Association (NTSA) conference in Nashville. This workshop provided strategies to make complicated biotechnology …

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Learning and using gel electrophoresis in class

Learning and using gel electrophoresis in class

After attending last summer’s Ag Biotech Academy workshop, Catherine Ledford-Jones used the gel electrophoresis lesson with her biology class at Dixie High School. The workshop provided an opportunity to go …

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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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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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Getting students ready for science testing—state and AP

Getting students ready for science testing—state and AP

Chillicothe High School teacher Jamie Metzger directs the Science Lab, a remediation class for those students who need to get higher points on their State Biology test. Last year, the …

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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 …