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Bio-renewable process could help “green” plastic

Feb 23, 2018
When John Wesley Hyatt patented the first industrial plastic in 1869, his intention was to create an alternative to the elephant tusk ivory used to make piano keys. But this early plastic also sparked a revolution in the way people thought about manufacturing – what if we weren’t limited to the materials nature had on offer? Over a century later, plastics are an abundant part of our daily life. But these plas…

OCW providing partnership support to STEM schools

Sep 11, 2017
The 2017 Report on Ohio STEM Schools highlights Ohio Corn & Wheat’s support for STEM schools across the state. STEM schools seek partnerships with local businesses, colleges, and community groups. Ohio Corn & Wheat was named by schools as a significant partner in their education efforts. OCW-sponsored Feed the World provides teachers with free curriculum and workshops where teachers do hands-on labs, network with colleagues, earn graduate credit/CEUs, and re…

Purple Plow: Uncovering STEM Solutions

Aug 15, 2017
Check out this great website on ag challenges! Purple Plow is designed to connect modern ag with the Maker Movement and innovative problem solving. This PDF takes students step-by-step through the challenge design process. You can incorporate this into lessons such as Feeding the world.

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