• From Paper to Plywood -- Scaled Animal Handling Facilities -- 2014 Ideas Unlimited Award Winner, Region III -- Josh Christiansen

    Josh Christiansen 2014 NAAE Region III Ideas Unlimited Award Winner   Students look for classroom experiences that they can apply to real life. Hands-on lessons where they can create something tangible will help...
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  • Ideas Unlimited from 2002-2007

    Hi I was on the NAAE website and saw some really good projects from ideas unlimited from the years 2002-2007 (most of 2008 to present are already on communities of practice) and I was wondering if anyone knew where to...
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  • Is Something Bugging You? Using Dermestid Beetles in the Classroom -- 2014 Ideas Unlimited Award Winner, Region I -- Kristy Rothe

    Kristy Rothe Victor School, Victor, Montana 2014 NAAE Region I Ideas Unlimited Award Winner Agriculture teachers are known for their enthusiasm about trying new ideas in the classroom. From bringing in cannulated ...
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  • Unlocking Agricultural Engineering Through Legos -- 2014 Ideas Unlimited Award Winner, Region VI -- Derek Ritenour

    Derek Ritenour 2014 NAAE Region VI Ideas Unlimited Award Winner Every day, teachers and administrators are looking for new ways to incorporate science, technology, engineering, and math into the curriculum pres...
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  • Pallet Gardening with Tomatoes -- 2014 Ideas Unlimited Award Winner, Region IV -- Kari Roberts

    Ideas Unlimited Pallet Gardening with Tomatoes Kari Roberts, Union County High School, Indiana 2014 Region IV Ideas Unlimited Award Winner The resources from which agriculture teachers draw their inspiration to ta...
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  • Growing Vegetables in the Air -- 2014 Ideas Unlimited Award Winner, Region V -- Robert Bollier

    Ideas Unlimited Growing Vegetables in the Air Robert Bollier, Cheraw High School, South Carolina 2014 Region V Ideas Unlimited Award Winner Looking for a way to grow produce with a limited amount of space, Robert ...
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  • D.I.Y. Classroom- 2013 Ideas Unlimited Award Winner Region V- Taylor Brown

    Not every student learns the same way. Taylor Brown, agricultural educator at East Jackson Comprehensive High School in Commerce, Ga., kept that in mind when developing her lesson plans, trying her best to meet the ne...
    Christi Chadwell
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  • Three Dimensional Livestock Cut-outs- 2013 Ideas Unlimited Award Winner Region IV- Amanda Ross

    In order to help her students visualize animal science concepts, Amanda Ross, agricultural educator at Palmyra High School in Palmyra, Mo., created large plywood cutouts of a cow, chicken, and hog. Ross used these cut...
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  • Suturing Practice--2010 Region I Ideas Unlimited Winner

           Students in the veterinary technology program at Monument Valley High School operate a small clinic where people can bring in animals for vaccinations and other care. With the nearest veterinarian being 150 mi...
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  • The Salsa Project- 2013 Ideas Unlimited Award Winner Region III- Zachary Morris & Ryan Anderson

    Looking for ways to introduce new students to the agriculture industry and to gain community involvement and support, Zachary Morris, agricultural educator at West Liberty High School in West Liberty, Iowa, created a ...
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  • Creating a Greenhouse Media Table- 2013 Ideas Unlimited Region I Winner- Joshua Evans

    During his plant science classes, Joshua Evans, agricultural educator at Preston High School, Preston, Idaho, had trouble keeping his greenhouse tidy. Every time students would fill flower pots, the media would make a...
    Christi Chadwell
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  • How to Build a Mock Scrotum - 2012 Region IV Ideas Unlimited Winner - Zach Crews

    Zach Crews, an agricultural educator at Slater School in Slater, Mo., knows that memorable classroom learning moments tend to stick with students. And there's not much more memorable than teaching a student to castrat...
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  • Automatic Round Bale Hauler and Loader- 2013 Ideas Unlimited Award Winner Region II- Dan Stehlik

    Feeding their school's commercial ewe operation was taking a lot of time, but instead of complaining, Dan Stehlik, agricultural educator at Republic County Jr./Sr. High School in Belleville, Kansas, created an entire ...
    Christi Chadwell
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  • Grow House Project- 2013 Ideas Unlimited Award Winner Region VI- Paul Heasley

    Paul Heasley, agricultural educator at State College High School in State College, Pa., needed a way to teach elementary students about sustainability and vegetable production, while meeting the students at their lear...
    Christi Chadwell
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  • Retiring the American Flag- 2012 Region VI Ideas Unlimited Winner- Sally Shomo

    For Sally Shomo, a former agriculture teacher at Beverley Manor Middle School in Staunton, Va., the American flag retirement ceremony her FFA chapter hosts each year is not only a community service, but a way to help ...
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  • Insect collections

    Quick and dirty question here...   1.  Do any of you have your students do insect collections?   2.  If  so, how do you keep the bugs from stinking?  They REEK!!!!   Maybe I am not managing the assignment criteria/h...
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  • In Need Of A Creative Teaching Aid About Cells

    I am need of a fun and creative teaching aid about cells. I would like it to be some sort of demonstration. I am a pre-service teacher and need to do a demonstration for my clinicals. Please let me know if you have an...
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  • George Washington Carver Milk Jug Hydroponics-- 2009 Region V Ideas Unlimited Award Winner

    Weaver currently teaches at David Hinson Middle school in Daytona Beach, Fla. She challenges students by introducing inquiry based learning, a style of teaching where the students ask the questions. Using an activity ...
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  • From the Kitchen Cabinet- 2012 Region V Ideas Unlimited Winner- Robert Bollier

    The charge of reaching every student every day can be a real challenge, since classes are made up of students with a number of learning styles, as well as at different academic levels. Robert Bollier, an agriculture t...
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  • Pop Bottle Complete Flower Project -- 2008 Region I NAAE Ideas Unlimited Award Winner

    Bob Brown Washington FFA Association Olympia, WA        Brown currently serves as the Washington FFA Executive Secretary, after retiring from a 30-year career as an agricultural educator.  When he was teaching, Brown...
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