'How the Midwest Shapes the World'
The Breadbasket, the Corn Belt, the Heartland. Whatever you call it, the Midwest is an integral part of America’s agricultural identity. In this session, we’ll explore surprising ways in which products of the Midwest are essential to our daily lives, and how they are shaping technologies and materials of the future.|
Workshop Session (all workshops will be 60 minutes)
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|Biosketch:||Brad Banning is the Education Manager at Illinois Ag in The Classroom, and has been a part of the state staff there since 2015. Originally from the Chicagoland area, he is a graduate of Illinois State University in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois where he studied Middle-Level Education with a focus on English Language Arts, Reading, and Social Studies. Brad utilizes new technologies, and learning strategies to help Illinois Ag in the Classroom design curriculum that is relevant, innovative, challenging and engaging.|
|Organization/Affiliation:||Illinois Ag in the Classroom|