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Teacher leader
Kathy Daniels

Kathy Daniels

What about teaching excites you most? Teaching the next generation excites me because our country and our world need well-informed scientists and citizens to create solutions to feeding the world …

Curriculum
Hello, my name is… GMO

Hello, my name is… GMO

What is genetic modification? What does it mean if something is genetically modified? A lot of questions surround definitions of genetic modification. This unit models two different techniques of genetic modification and tries to help students understand the terms and the consequences of …

Curriculum
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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Facing World Hunger Challenges

Facing World Hunger Challenges

Recently the Columbus Council on World Affairs (CCWA) conducted their Global Food Summit. This event was held in cooperation with the Ohio Soybean Council. CCWA’s Patrick Terrien spoke with Phil …

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So what is Ag Biotech Academy REALLY like?

So what is Ag Biotech Academy REALLY like?

When I first heard about the Ag Biotech academy, I was nervous to go. As a second year teacher at the time when I went, I was scared that I …

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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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Teachers LOVE making biodiesel with us!

Teachers LOVE making biodiesel with us!

GrowNextGen educators Jane Hunt and Heather Bryan recently led an Engineering in Agriculture workshop for 29 teachers at The Works in Newark, Ohio. The event included participants from elementary, middle, and …

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Ag Biotech workshop teaches “cool” presentations!

Ag Biotech workshop teaches “cool” presentations!

Kelly Mikhail teaches Molecular and Cellular Biology at Worthington Christian High School. She used GNG resources as part of labs on DNA conservation and alteration in animal and plant models. …

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STEM to STEM grant allows career exploration

STEM to STEM grant allows career exploration

Katherine Velikaz is a 7th and 8th grade science and 8th grade CTE teacher at Ottawa River Elementary in Toledo, Ohio. She won a STEM to STEM grant award from …

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Precision in gene editing presents great potential

Precision in gene editing presents great potential

Kirk Reese, DuPont Pioneer Agronomy Research Manager, spoke to teachers at the Ohio Soybean Council-sponsored Ag Biotech Academy workshop about CRISPR-CAS technology, a bacterial immune system used to make precise …