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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A grant gift for the gifted program

Apr 14, 2022
Traci Ehrick works with gifted students at Philo Junior High School. After attending the Feed the World Energy and ethanol workshop, she applied for a grant that provided her with a distillation set up. Students Kenton and Haiden went through the distillation process as described in the Feed the World energy curriculum . “We have a little bit of a …

Measuring mass with classroom-created biodiesel

Apr 11, 2022
Tami Golliday of Bexley High School attended last summer’s Science of Food and Fuel workshop, sponsored by USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, in Springfield, Ohio. She used the Renewable diesel lesson with her AP Chemistry class. “My students synthesized biodiesel using corn oil, soybean oil, and Plenish Oil. They were going to …

Transforming bacteria

Apr 8, 2022
Sara Brewer teaches at Greenon Junior/Senior High School, and she attended last summer’s Feed the World 2-day workshop. She completed the biotechnology lesson from the workshop, “Transforming Bacteria” with her Advanced Biology classes. I began with a lesson about all of the components we would be working with, including what was in the agar in …

Meet Agvocate Shelby Dodds

Apr 6, 2022
Shelby Dodds teaches science at Global Impact STEM Academy. She received her Bachelors of Science in Agriculture and Education from Wilmington College. She’s using social media as a way to share her passion and knowledge about agriculture with others! Miss_Agriculture_Science posts about what she’s doing in her classroom, as well as other …

Testing soil, thanks to Ohio corn farmers!

Mar 25, 2022
Another grant winner who received supplies from Ohio Corn & Wheat! Mrs. Meeks’ environmental science class at Niles McKinley High School tested soil that will be used to grow their fruits and vegetables this spring. Students tested dirt from Trumbull County and found the soil they tested to have a pH of 8.0 with moderate phosphorus. The …

Everyone loves pop-pop boats!

Mar 23, 2022
Grant winner Shirley Singree teaches biological sciences at Washington State Community College. She shares about her use of the free supplies: “We had a great time incorporating the corn mash distillation experiment with our aerobic respiration and anaerobic respiration lab. It was a great addition, as it tested for ethanol production whereas the …

What does soil need?

Mar 16, 2022
Marcheta Ferguson of Northwest High School received a variety of science equipment thanks to Ohio Corn & Wheat’s generous teacher grant program. She has two Animal/Plant Science classes working on this testing, evaluating soil nutrients from their home gardens. They will be reviewing results and researching what they typically plant to …

Having a blast with water!

Mar 16, 2022
Cecilia Sherman of Portsmouth West High/Middle School won supplies as part of the Feed the World grant program. She reports on this spring’s first activity: My students had a blast! I used the water test kit with my middle schoolers as well as my first-year high school AFNR classes. If they could do this activity every day for the rest of the …

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