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STEM learning at Henry County fair

Aug 14, 2018
Rides, food, exhibits—and STEM education?!? Yes, teachers got it all at Feed the World alumni Donna Meller’s “Ag + Science = STEM” presentation at the Henry County Fair! Sponsored by the Henry County Farm Bureau, Ohio Corn & Wheat, and the Ohio Soybean Council, Meller provided hands-on lessons for teachers from kindergarten through sixth grade. These lessons are tied to Ohio Science Standards and are designed to help children understand more ab…

Bexley teacher shares about Feed the World workshop

Jun 20, 2018
Janet Mulder teaches 9-10th grade physical science & biology at Bexley High School. She attended the Ohio Corn & Wheat-sponsored Feed the World workshop for the first time this summer and shares about her experience: I was really happy I was able to be a part of the Feed the World workshop! It was a great two days, and I am excited to implement some of the labs in …

Welcome to the farm!

Jun 16, 2018
A highlight of the workshop each year is the industry dinner, which connects teachers with farmers, Ohio Corn & Wheat board members, and agriculture business people. This year’s dinner was hosted by Gary and Nancy George, who farm in Findlay.  Sharing a meal together provided an opportunity for conversation about the challenges farmers face today, as well as allowing teachers to ask questions about sustainability, developments in agriculture, and eff…

POET opens doors to teachers

Jun 16, 2018
Nothing boosts understanding like seeing things for yourself, and that’s what the Feed the World workshop teachers were able to do! Ty Oliver, POET plant engineer, spoke with teachers at the Feed the World workshop, then led a tour through the Fostoria plant. The tour allowed teachers to see the stages of production and understand more about the use of corn and the science behind the process. Teachers appreciated th…

Findlay Feed the World workshop full of learning

Jun 16, 2018
32 teachers gathered in Findlay, Ohio last week for the 2-day Ohio Corn & Wheat-sponsored Feed the World workshop. The group included teachers from all over the state, including one who teaches at the Seoul International School in Korea! Presenters Heather Bryan and Jane Hunt led the teachers through lab activities, ensuring they’d feel confident presenting the lessons to their own students.  Other special workshop features included a dinner with far…

Change is good!

Jun 16, 2018
We tweaked the Feed the World two-day workshop, and the changes really pleased the crowd! In the past, attending teachers have been in put in groups, each concentrating on one curriculum topic. Becoming “experts’ on that topic, the group would then present it to the group as a whole.  This year, all participants had the opportunity to go through several activities from each topic area. Samantha Williams of Bethel Tate High …

Science Symposium provides outreach opportunities

Feb 1, 2018
Feed the World’s free resources are so helpful to teachers that we want everyone to know about them! So we didn’t miss the chance to participate in the Science Education Council of Ohio’s 2018 Science Symposium. Ohio Corn & Wheat-sponsored Feed the World’s booth in the exhibit hall allowed them to connect with teachers attending the symposium. Knowledgeable FTW alumni educators shared about how they use the curriculum in their classrooms …

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