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Content tagged soy-based products

Teacher leader
Andrea Harpen

Andrea Harpen

Why do you focus on real-world problems in your classroom? I love finding new ways to connect my core science content with what is happening in Ohio and the world. …

Industry leader
Barry McGraw

Barry McGraw

McGraw leads OSC’s research in soy biobased products, aquaculture and farm-specific critical infrastructure. What is the benefit of collaboration between industry and education? This type of collaboration benefits educators by …

Industry leader
Dennis Hall

Dennis Hall

My job has two main objectives: to expedite commercialization of biobased products through a cluster/supply chain development strategy; and to foster knowledge gained among the general public of biobased …

Industry leader
Steven Hart

Steven Hart

My responsibilities include developing online educational materials for responsible aquaculture practices, investigating emerging issues affecting aquaculture stakeholders, working with GAA constituents to respond to emerging issues, expanding activities with other …

Curriculum
Soy beautiful

Soy beautiful

What STEM equipment is used to make soy-based beauty products? Students act as lab technicians working for a cosmetic company and learn the names, functions and units of common lab and measuring equipment by generating soy-based beauty products. Students will …

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Meet the bean: soybeans are everywhere!

Meet the bean: soybeans are everywhere!

What is a soybean? Why are soybeans such a valuable crop? Here are some activities that are perfect for agriculture days, county fairs, after-school programming or summer camps! Recipes for soy plastic and soy …

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Soybeans as a chemical feedstock

Soybeans as a chemical feedstock

Can agriculture provide greener, more sustainable products? Soybeans contain several components which innovators and entrepreneurs find valuable when creating greener products. What are the chemical building blocks in a soybean?

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Green at home: soy bioproducts

Green at home: soy bioproducts

What does agriculture have to do with cleaning things up? If every U.S. household replaced one 48 oz box of powdered laundry detergent with a bioproduct alternative, we’d save 96,000 barrels of oil per year—enough to heat and cool over…

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Beans about water: soybeans and food science

Beans about water: soybeans and food science

What role do soybeans and soy products play in my everyday life? Are soybeans everywhere? Really? Check ingredient labels in a variety of cookies, peanut butter, soups, chips, chocolate candy, microwave popcorn and other processed snacks. Many of the foods we eat …

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High-oleic oil: What’s all the fuss?

High-oleic oil: What’s all the fuss?

How does chemical structure affect chemical performance? Trans fat is out, so back to the drawing board. In this unit, students will explore the chemical behavior of molecules related to the structure by 1) examining how the structure …