These demonstrations of Feed the World lessons will help you implement them in your classroom!

January 5, 2023

Building Soil Nutrition for Crop Production: Virtual Field Trip

Every field is different! How do farmers know what their soil needs to grow a good corn crop for the following year? Learn how farmers use science to build soil nutrition for crop production. This virtual field trip goes into the field with an agronomist to explore soil health and its impact on crop growth. Presenters include Dan Kirk, precision …
September 12, 2022

Race to Reach Net Zero: Virtual Field Trip

Is it possible to reach net zero in carbon intensity with ethanol production? Meet industry experts and learn more about how ethanol is making our environment better through positive energy, decreasing carbon intensity scores and greenhouse gas emissions, and adding valuable livestock feeds to the market.
July 28, 2021

Sustainability and Ecosystems: Career Panel

Take part in an interactive career panel with Heather Raymond, Director of Water Quality Initiative at The Ohio State University; and Logan Haake, Ag Products Manager, and Paige Fitzwater, Intern, who both specialize in 4R Nutrient Stewardship with Legacy Farmers Co-op in Northwest Ohio.
July 27, 2021

Tech in Ag: Virtual Field Trip with Beck’s Hybrids

Meet Jim Love and Sheila Downey from Becks Hybrids as they take you on a virtual field trip to showcase how precision technology in agriculture helps farmers make better decisions to improve yield and increase profitability. Learn what drones can do and how they are used! See how data is collected to help inform farmers’ decisions on crop growth …
July 27, 2021

Careers in Technology and Agriculture

Take part in an interactive career panel with Nick Nawratil, COO of Hylio Inc. and Chris Weigman, PhD, Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering at The Ohio State University. Learn more about the incredible technology currently employed in agriculture and future innovations yet to come.
July 27, 2021

Predicting Yield: Virtual Lesson

Take part in a virtual lesson to learn more about how technology impacts corn growth and yield. See how seed population and corn growth influence yield, then take part in a yield prediction lesson to estimate yield at harvest.
July 27, 2021

Assessing Water Quality: Virtual Lesson

Meet FTW alumni educator Jeff Jostpille as he takes us on a journey to hunt for macroinvertebrates and assess the water health of the Auglaize river in Northwest Ohio. Learn how to kick seine, collect, and identify macroinvertebrates that live in the river. Then use this knowledge to determine water quality.
July 27, 2021

Sustainability and Ecosystems: Virtual Field Trip

Meet the Yoders as we tour their central Ohio farm and learn about how they implement sustainability practices. See how farming practices have changed over the past 40 years in order to increase yield and improve soil and water quality for the future. Discover how cover crops and no-till farming encourage soil health, capture carbon, and improve …
July 26, 2021

Transform bacteria to grow

What are GMOs? How is genetic modification done? Can genetic modification help to reduce the impact of human activities on natural systems? Plasmids are DNA that determine the traits of bacteria. Transform bacteria by inserting a plasmid and examine the results of this transformation. Compare this process to the techniques currently used in food …
July 26, 2021

Fermentation factories

How can fermentation help to create renewable fuel sources? Use the engineering design process to learn what enzyme action can do and test to determine the role of each variable in the fermentation process.