Other Resources

Other Bioproduct-Related Lesson Plans and Activities

National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) Communities of Practice: http://communities.naae.org/welcome

Mini-fermenter design from Craig A. Kohn: http://communities.naae.org/docs/DOC-2413

“Celebrating Chemistry - Plants - The Green Machines,” by the American Chemical Society: http://issuu.com/kate1dc/docs/cced2010/1

United States Department of Agriculture: Agriculture in the Classroom: http://www.agclassroom.org/index.cfm

  • Activities and tools for teachers to utilize in their classrooms and laboratories. Instructors can find lesson plans and designed experiments for students.

STEM Planet: http://www.stemplanet.org/activities/

4-H AgriScience Curriculum: http://www.4-h.org/agriscience/

  • The 4-H AgriScience curriculum has been created to cultivate the emerging study of biotechnology and business/economics in the agriculture industry through hands-on, experiential learning activities and online learning courses for youth.

American Chemical Society’s Middle School Chemistry lessons: http://www.middleschoolchemistry.com/

  • Investigate the world of atoms and molecules through hands-on inquiry-based activities and molecular model animations.

Additional Resources

The Ohio State University Extension Farm Energy: http://www.extension.org/ag_energy

U.S. Energy Information Administration Renewable & Alternative Fuels: http://www.eia.gov/renewable/

Videos on how to measure Brix (i.e. the sugar content of an aqueous solution) by The Ohio State University Vegetable Production Systems Laboratory available on their Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/osuvpslab

“Are Mushrooms the New Plastic?” by Eden Bayer: http://www.ted.com/talks/eben_bayer_are_mushrooms_the_new_plastic.htm

Beyond the Bean: New Uses by United Soybean Board: http://www.unitedsoybean.org/category/topics/new-uses/