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Teachers all over the state and beyond are using Feed the World lessons with their students! See how other teachers are implementing this curriculum in their classrooms, learn about emerging agricultural topics and resources, and get the latest updates on our workshops and satellite activities.

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Getting the Dirt on Dayton School’s Soil

Apr 19, 2016
Joanne Vakil, Middle School Math and Science Teacher at Dayton Islamic School, won a soil test kit from Feed the World and Ohio Corn & Wheat. She describes how she used the kit with her students: “My seventh grade Science class had a wonderful time going outside and testing the soil. This was after a week’s worth of readings in our textbook about the formation and composition of soil, as we…

Feed the World activities in Landscape and Greenhouse Management classes

Mar 25, 2016
Beth Berthold is a Landscape and Greenhouse Management instructor at the Lorain County JVS in Oberlin. After attending a Feed the World workshop, she shared what she’d learned with her students. “This workshop gave me fresh ideas to integrate into my teaching after 11 years in the classroom.” Berthold’s students learned about: soil: Students were able to identify the different particles in soil by creating a soil column using mason jars…

Inner-city science with Feed the World materials

Mar 4, 2016
Jeremy Grove, an agriscience teacher at East Technical High School in Cleveland, attended the Feed the World workshop and shares his experience with those materials: I am utilizing the Feed the World curriculum specifically with my 7th grade class and I have pulled lessons to teach with my Animal & Plant Science courses at the high school level. We have completed the pGLO Bacterial Transformation lab and we are preparing t…

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