• 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...
    Amanda Sollman
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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 ...
    Lacey Roe
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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...
    Julie Fritsch
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  • Forest in a Jar--2010 Region VI Ideas Unlimited Winner

    Tara Berescik was looking for a way to teach her students about forest succession, the changing of a forest community over time in a given location, when she developed a lesson using milk jugs. The lesson helps studen...
    Amanda Sollman
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  • Vermicomposting--2010 Region V Ideas Unlimited Winner

    Kimberley Lough was looking to develop a lesson for her students at Lincoln Middle School that would provide students with a school-based Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) that extended from the farm to the tab...
    Amanda Sollman
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  • Hydraulic Robots--2010 Region IV Ideas Unlimited Winner

           Jaime Chenevey, agriculture teacher at West Holmes High School, was looking for a way to teach a unit about hydraulics to her eleventh and twelfth grade students in a way that was cleaner and simpler than work...
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  • FFA Bucks Program--2010 Region II Ideas Unlimited Winner

           Jim Nave was looking for a hands-on, fun way to increase student participation in FFA, leadership activities, and community service projects when he developed the Chetopa FFA Bucks Program and Auction. As a pa...
    Amanda Sollman
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  • Feeding & Nutrition Trials Using Chickens--2009 Region I Ideas Unlimited Award Winner

    During her animal nutrition unit, Volkers struggled to find a way to engage her students. She decided to give them a hands-on learning opportunity by having them raise their own chickens.   "As a starting point, we o...
    Lacey Roe
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  • Why do we eat what we eat?-- 2009 Region II Ideas Unlimited Award Winner

    "This unit on American Ethnic Foods allowed me to incorporate social studies into my classroom and was a perfectfirst unit to cover with my students in food science," said Weis.   He began by researching the history ...
    Lacey Roe
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  • Metal Horse Project-- 2009 Region IV Ideas Unlimited Award Winner

    McCormack currently teaches agriculture at Oran High School in Oran, MO. When designing projects for his agricultural mechanics students, he likes to give them the opportunity to use several tools and skills to create...
    Lacey Roe
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  • Heirloom Tomato Plants Niche Marketing Project-- 2009 Region VI Ideas Unlimited Award Winner

    After trying several traditional spring bedding crops in the greenhouse, Seibert and her students decided to try something new to be better able to compete with the local greenhouses. Seibert got the idea of growing h...
    Lacey Roe
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  • A handbook to assist Ag teachers--2009 Region III Ideas Unlimited Award Winner

    Natasha Mortenson and Ellen Thompson joined together to collaborate a handbook of classroom learning strategies to share with fellow Ag teachers. The handbook is designed to assist Ag Teachers with delivering lessons ...
    Lacey Roe
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  • Mini Greenhouse Design Project -- 2008 Region II Ideas Unlimited Award Winner

    Jon Derek Mitchell Chattanooga Public Schools Chattanooga, OK        Jon Derek Mitchell developed a creative, hands-on method to teach greenhouse management.      "One of the biggest challenges agricultural educato...
    Julie Fritsch
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  • Rebops Genetic Lesson -- 2008 Region III Ideas Unlimited Award Winner

    Tracy Harper Western Technical College LaCrosse, WI        Harper has developed a way of teaching genetics that is fun for her and her students using marshmallow "animals" called Rebops.  This activity is great for t...
    Julie Fritsch
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  • Pixie Stick AI lesson -- 2008 Region IV Ideas Unlimited Award Winner

    Mark Lemmon Clark County High School Kohoka, Missouri        In an effort to teach students about artificial insemination, Lemmon developed a hands-on lesson plan utilizing Pixie Stick candy.  During the lesson, stud...
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  • Marketing Your Bread -- 2008 Region V NAAE Ideas Unlimited Award Winner

    Lori Albritton Fort King Middle School Ocala, FL          Albritton has utilized several innovative and engaging lessons in her classroom.  Her award-winning idea is entitled ?Marketing Your Bread.?  Students are div...
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