The school year may be over, but that doesn’t mean that learning stops. Nourish the Future—a national education initiative developed by science teachers for science teachers—has a lineup of STEM workshops to help teachers and home-schooling parents to continue sharpening the saw this summer.
Not only will workshop attendees receive guidance through the hands-on lessons from Nourish the Future leaders, but they will also discover how science issues are solved through agriculture, learn what ag education pathways are available for students, and continue to build a professional network of teachers and industry experts.
“Nourish the Future helps shine the spotlight on agriculture and all it has to offer science education. These workshops help inspire cutting-edge STEM curricula and, in turn, inspire students to consider careers in ag,” said Director of Research and Productivity at the National Corn Growers Association, Robyn Allscheid. “This initiative encourages the critical-thinking skills needed to solve real-world problems.”
June 17, 2021, 8:30 a.m. CDT | NDSU Van Es Hall (Fargo, ND)
Explore biotech and biofuels through hands-on lab activities and industry site visits.
June 24, 2021, 9 a.m. CDT | Le Meridien Hotel, Clayton (Clayton, MO)
This workshop will help MS and HS science teachers understand more about the science of food production and sustainable fuels.
June 29, 2021, 8:30 am EDT | Online event
The Science of Fuel and Food virtual workshop introduces teachers to the ways biotech skills are incorporated into agriculture.
June 29, 2021, 8:30 am EDT | Global Impact STEM Academy (Springfield, OH)
The Science of Fuel and Food in-person workshop introduces teachers to the ways biotech skills are incorporated into agriculture.
Nourish the Future (NTF) is made possible through assistance of the National Corn Growers Association, the nation’s corn farmers, and their state corn checkoff programs. For more information on additional 2021 workshops, curriculum, the upcoming NTF webinar series or local programs, visit nourishthefuture.org.
NCGA is taking a series of actions to do our part to help contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the economic fallout it is creating for corn farmers and our customers. Short term, this means instituting policies to protect the health and safety of our stakeholders and the broader communities we serve. Long term, we’re focused on creating solutions to help corn farmers and our customers recover from the financial impacts of this crisis.
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