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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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It’s more fun in a flock

May 9, 2022
Our Agvocates Trevor Horn and Shelby Dodds recently showed off their culinary skills at a special teacher event. Feed the World alumni educators gathered with other Educationprojects.org teacher leaders at the Ohio Poultry Association building for a poultry-focused evening. The attendees split into teams to create unique deviled egg fillings to …

Collaborative learning

May 5, 2022
Leslie Watson is an intervention specialist for the Seneca East Local School District. She received grant supplies from Ohio Corn & Wheat to help her implement Feed the World lessons in the classroom. “I took my 3 students into Ellen Lynch’s 7th Grade Science class of about 20 and we completed the Corn fermentation in a bag and ethanol lessons …

Learning about farming and food with OREP

May 4, 2022
Twelve teachers from the Ohio Rural Educator Program (OREP) recently explored food science in an all-day workshop. OREP teachers are middle and high school teachers from rural Ohio schools involved in a year-long professional learning cohort. This cohort provides training, resources, and ongoing support to these teachers to help bring agriculture …

A few ethanol facts

Apr 22, 2022
This article appeared in Ohio Country Journal in April 2022. By Matt Reese There are plenty of good-natured (and sometimes not-so-good-natured) debates within agriculture. In the current climate of jaw-dropping fuel prices and skyrocketing corn prices, though, few discussions generate stronger feelings within agricultural circles than ethanol. …

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 …

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