Empower and Believe What Students Can Achieve

Empower and Believe What Students Can Achieve By: Stephanie Lammlein, Vanessa Consolo, Tyler Williams, Samantha Miller, Laura Kelsey, and Wesley Nader. Abstract: We report implementation of a biotechnology curriculum and environmental stewardship into high school biology courses constructed from partnerships between students, teachers and collegiate personnel. In this presentation, students demonstrate the active role they take in their education and the sense of independence and ownership of their learning in part gained through individual research projects. Using the Ohio curriculum standards, we will present their lessons and activities geared toward elementary 5th grade students. The intention of this outreach program is to expose younger students to different concepts within science