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Here, fishy fishy: aquaculture systems

Here, fishy fishy: aquaculture systems

How does soymeal feed compare to fishmeal feed when raising Tilapia in an aquaculture system? Take on multiple roles within an aquaculture farm including set-up and maintenance of tanks, test water quality, investigate possible feed sources and monitor fish health and growth.

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GMOs go global: should they be labeled?

GMOs go global: should they be labeled?

Should labeling of GMOs be mandatory? What do you know about genetic modification? Is genetic modification helpful or harmful? This unit will help to develop student thinking about genetic modification and food security issues around the …

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Soy and world hunger

Soy and world hunger

How can soybean products help solve world hunger? Have you ever heard students utter the words “What’s the point? What does this have to do with anything?” This lesson is an engaging 3 part challenge in which students apply thei…

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Global trade in agriculture

Global trade in agriculture

Where did your food come from? How far did it travel? Many people are thinking about these questions prompted by the mantra “Buy Local.” But much of our food has been shipped by barge, ridden on rails and rolled on the road…

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Future of food

Future of food

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 …

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Learning locally, thinking globally

Learning locally, thinking globally

An exciting partnership between GrowNextGen and the Columbus Council on World Affairs (CCWA) will provide new eLearning courses and career videos to promote global learning in the classroom. “We seek to…

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Global need for protein

Global need for protein

Two new career videos are now available on GrowNextGen.org. Produced through a partnership between the Ohio Soybean Council and the Columbus Council on World Affairs, these videos provide interesting …

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New eyes in an ag world: a social studies teacher visits Commodity Classic

New eyes in an ag world: a social studies teacher visits Commodity Classic

Commodity Classic is “America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show”. Held this year in New Orleans, it attracted 9770 participants, one of whom was Matt Martin, a social studies teacher …

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WISHH effort provides soy protein to global schools

WISHH effort provides soy protein to global schools

Take a look at this incredible work by The World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH), partnering with schools around the world to provide better nutrition for children. Soy …

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The Ohio Youth Institute and World Food Prize give students global awareness of food issues

The Ohio Youth Institute and World Food Prize give students global awareness of food issues

Students from the Global Impact STEM Academy in Springfield recently attended the World Food Prize in Iowa, met many world leaders, and learned about fighting world hunger. Interested in this …