A gift for students – The Jordan Agricultural Research Center

[music]>>Dr. Joseph Castro: We are emphasizing our agricultural programs here on the campus and in the Valley, and the Jordan gift is going to help us to strengthen those programs and make them among the best in the nation.>>Dr. Sandra Witte: The Jordan gift is an amazing story. It’s a story of building relationships with […]

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Controversy over Genetic Engineering in Agriculture: The good, the bad, and the righteous

So now for the main event! What you all came here to hear, what I came here to hear, frankly. Steve Strauss is a distinguished professor in the College of Forestry, at Oregon State, he is the outreach director for the biotechnology program at the university, he is also a fellow of the leopole leadership […]

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Electrical experiments with plants that count and communicate | Greg Gage

I’m a neuroscientist, and I’m the co-founder of Backyard Brains, and our mission is to train the next generation of neuroscientists by taking graduate-level neuroscience research equipment and making it available for kids in middle schools and high schools. And so when we go into the classroom, one way to get them thinking about the […]

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President Obama Speaks on Supporting Agriculture to Fight Hunger

The President: Well, good morning, everybody. Thank you, Catherine Bertini, and Dan Glickman and everyone at the Chicago Council. We were originally going to convene, along with the G8, in Chicago. But since we’re not doing this in my hometown, I wanted to bring a little bit of Chicago to Washington. (laughter) It is wonderful […]

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Tonicity – comparing 2 solutions | Lab values and concentrations | Heatlh & Medicine | Khan Academy

So I’m going to draw a tube here. And this tube has a bit of a curve at the bottom and comes back up. And let’s say that it’s exactly the same diameter all the way across, so same shape on both sides. And we’ll label them side A and side B. And at the […]

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Transition to Agriculture | Big History Project

Hello, we’ve been talking about the agriculture revolution, arguably the most significant transition in all of human history. I’d like to think a little bit more about that with you today by considering two questions in particular. Firstly, why do big historians make this argument that this transition to farming is so important? All right. […]

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