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CORN CONTINUES HELPING TEACHERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY SHARPEN THEIR STEM SKILLS
National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) reports:

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)
Exploring Biotech and Biofuels: A Nourish the Future Ag Biotech Workshop
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)
Nourish the Future: Feeding and Fueling the World (St. Louis)
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 Food and Fuel: A Nourish the Future Ag Biotech Workshop (V)
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 Food and Fuel: A Nourish the Future Ag Biotech Workshop (I)
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.


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