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Feed the World 2019 workshop engages new teachers

Jul 3, 2019
30 teachers from across Ohio spent two days in inquiry-based, hands-on STEM lessons addressing Ohio science standards in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science and Middle School Science. The Feed the World workshop, held at Tri-Rivers Career Center, was sponsored by Ohio Corn & Wheat. Rebecca Wedertz from North Union High School heard about …

Biggest industry dinner ever!!

Jul 3, 2019
(For Feed the World, that is!) Participants in the Ohio Corn & Wheat-sponsored Feed the World 2 day workshop learn how they can connect agriculture to the science standards for their middle school and high school students. The workshop’s industry dinner gives them the opportunity to meet people from various ag-related lines of work and hear …

Feed the World, out and about!

Jun 17, 2019
Feed the World alumni educator Jeremy Grove presented at the STEMM conference in Cleveland on a genetic transformation lab. This lab is part of our Biotechnology unit—check it out!

Ag educators ‘streaming’ live and indoors!

Jun 17, 2019
Feed the World lead educator Heather Bryan shared water quality lessons with teachers at the Ohio Association of Agricultural Educators summer conference. Participants learned how to set up an indoor ‘stream’ to check water quality. We love to share our resources with teachers! Hope to see you at a workshop or outreach event soon!

Getting ready for the AP Environmental Science exam

Feb 5, 2019
Erica Perkins’ students in AP Environmental Science at Linden McKinley STEM Academy spent time learning about soil, its properties, and how this affects the environment around it. The AP test involves an Earth Systems and Resources section, requiring students to understand soil and soil dynamics through knowledge of the rock cycle, formation, …

Sharing about soil quality at SECO

Jan 29, 2019
Feed the World leaders Heather Bryan and Jane Hunt presented the workshop Phenomenal Soils at SECO this year. How do soil structure impact texture, nutrients, and biotic growth? This workshop showed teachers how to explore the phenomenon, recreate what is happening and use Claims Evidence Reasoning to defend their answer. This lesson, based on the …

Alumni educators are always learning!

Jan 29, 2019
Feed the World alumni educators gathered recently for a professional development event. Ohio Corn & Wheat sponsors Feed the World, and certain teachers are selected to act as ambassadors for the Feed the World program, helping to spread the word about this educational initiative. The time included a CRISPR presentation, a practice Squabble …

ethanol workshop is HOT!

Dec 14, 2018
Starting with corn flour, teachers from around the state created ethanol at the one-day Feed the World Focus on Energy and Ethanol workshop. 24 teachers, representing a variety of schools, had hands-on experience in each part of the Feed the World ethanol curriculum . Corn fermentation in a bag is one of the most popular Feed the World lessons. …

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