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Animal nutrition

3 lessons, 6 files
Which macromolecules are found in animal feed? Animal nutrition focuses on the dietary needs of animals—not just those in agriculture and food production, but also in zoos, aquariums, and wildlife management. Pets need good nutrition, too. In t …
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Aquaculture

3 lessons, 6 files
How does aquaculture meet the global demand for protein? Students discover the science and challenges behind global fish farming by completing these three lessons.
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Bioproducts

3 lessons, 4 files
What are bioproducts? How can they be used? Bioproducts are chemicals, energy, and materials that are produced from renewable biological resources.
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Chickquest primer

3 lessons, 6 files
What do you know about chickens? Chickens are one of the largest consumers of soybeans! In this unit, students learn about the characteristics of birds and chickens, and how to idenitify different breeds.
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Commodity transportation

4 lessons, 7 files
How do transportation and logistics affect our food supply? Getting food from farms to markets is dependent on many forms of transportation, and involves careers related to logistics, infrastructure, commodity trading, and engineering. Students learn about …
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Food science careers

3 lessons, 6 files
What are some careers in food science? The food production sector in Ohio employs nearly 70,000 people and includes some of the biggest food producers in the nation. From developing flavors to checking food quality, there is a lot going …
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Food science learning in a virtual format

Jul 6, 2020
Food science and food-related jobs are a major part of Ohio’s economy. Approximately 70,000 people are employed in the food and agriculture industries here in the state. 36 teachers had a chance to learn more about these opportunities through “ …
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Growth and development of pigs

3 lessons, 6 files
What do you know about pigs? Pigs are one of the largest consumers of soybeans! In this unit, students explore the habitat, growth, and feed of pigs.
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International trade in agriculture

3 lessons, 4 files
Why do we engage in trade with other countries? What are the ways in which this trading occurs? Trade in agricultural products is big business. In Ohio nearly 50% of soybeans are exported. In this unt, students learn about the customers for Ohio's ag products and how these goods are traded.
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Online learning with labs

Mar 23, 2020
GrowNextGen teacher leaders Jennifer Foudray and Rachel Sanders run an interactive classroom at Global Impact STEM Academy. As part of their response to school closures, they adapted a fermentation in a bag lab and mailed it to students, so they …
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Water quality

3 lessons, 6 files
What affects water quality in your area? Access to clean water is a critical issue in many countries. In the United States there are few places where we cannot find clean water to drink or swim in. This unit explores some of the potential …
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World hunger and soy

3 lessons, 6 files
How is international agriculture addressing world hunger issues? Students explore international organizations working to address hunger challenges and the growing demand for protein in these three lessons.