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  Nourish the Future and Illinois AITC October 29, 2022  
  Kevin Daugherty  10/4/2022 9:00:00 AM  

Feeding and Fueling the World workshop

Saturday, October 29, 9 am to 4 pm; Illinois State University

Learn how modern agriculture is providing food and fuel in a sustainable way!

Are you interested in helping to create the next generation of scientists? In mentoring students as they do real science to solve industry-relevant problems? As our population grows, so will the demand for food, renewable fuel sources, and bioproducts to support our growth. This workshop will introduce you to NGSS-focused curriculum which teaches students how to do science—solve problems, collect data, drive innovation, develop more sustainable and efficient practices, and discover connections to food, fiber, and fuel.

Participants will learn about the science of food production and sustainable fuels through engaging activities and lessons related to current science standards. Topics will include:

  • plant science
  • biotechnology
  • soil health
  • water quality
  • fermentation
  • populations

All participants will receive .7 CEUs and supplies.

This workshop content is for middle and high school science teachers. Sponsored by Illinois State University and Illinois Ag in the Classroom in partnership


Kevin Daugherty
Illinois Farm Bureau/Illinois Ag in the Classroom
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