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Fall workshop focuses on soil and water

Nov 2, 2018
Over 20 teachers from around Ohio gathered at Highbanks Metro Park for an all-day workshop focused on soil and sustainability and water quality . These topics are part of the Ohio Corn & Wheat-sponsored Feed the World curriculum . Tadd Nicholson, Executive Director of Ohio Corn & Wheat, greeted the teachers and explained the check-off …

Studying macro invertebrates in ponds and streams to check water quality

Oct 30, 2018
Kyle Campbell teaches science at Westerville North High School. After attending the summer two-day Experiencing Tech in Ag workshop, he used these Water quality lessons with his students. He shares about their findings: My Ecology and Zoology students used d-nets and kick seines to collect macro invertebrates on two separate days at our pond land …

Design Challenge kick-off provides plenty of helpful resources

Oct 25, 2018
Food security—what is it, and how do we work towards it? It’s the topic of this year’s Ohio STEM Learning Network Design Challenge, and teachers learned more at a recent workshop at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center sponsored by OSLN, Battelle, Ohio Corn & Wheat, Ohio Soybean Farmers and EducationProjects.org. Food security, as …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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