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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…

Student research projects
The effect of soil on plant growth

The effect of soil on plant growth

Have you ever been curious if the type of soil used affects how plants grow? Five soybean seeds were planted 2.5 cm deep, in separate pots of each type of soil. …

Student research projects
Macromolecule comparison of dog treats

Macromolecule comparison of dog treats

The purpose of this project was to compare the amount of macromolecules that would be absorbed from four different flour based dog biscuits (soy, sorghum, wheat, and brown rice), and …

Student research projects
Soybean peroxidase

Soybean peroxidase

This study tested which type of soybean has the most peroxidase. The function of peroxidase found in soybeans is to initiate the growth process when the plant is growing or …

Student research projects
The effect of starter fertilizer on Glycine max yields

The effect of starter fertilizer on Glycine max yields

The objective was to compare the yield and protein and oil content of Glycine max planted with a 2 x 2 application of 10-34-00 starter fertilizer and without starter fertilizer, and …

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Students explore the role of soy in solving world hunger

Students explore the role of soy in solving world hunger

Learning means more and lasts longer when it is relevant. Middle school students at Global Impact STEM Academy learned about the problem of world hunger and how soybeans can help. …