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Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
Digital Badge Collection

Put the following digital badges into play! 

COMMUNITY, SCIENCE & INNOVATION (CSI) INVESTIGATIVE PROCESS

Find An Opportunity
Identify a service area that has socio-economic conditions that are negatively impacting your College Town community.

Search

Plan & Investigate
Use the service goals and digital badge collections of this STEM++ Pathway to develop and execute a plan of action.

Explore

Draw A Conclusion
Select or create a service-learning project to develop possible solutions to reduce, improve or eliminate the socio-economic condition.

Learn

Submit Results
Earn digital badges & Skillcoin Rewards when you submit digital media content, innovative ideas and inventions you created.

Earn

DIGITAL BADGE COLLECTION

Hover over each digital badge to see an example of its STEM++ skills.

STEM++ Career Pathways:

  • Agribusiness Systems
  • Animal Systems
  • Environmental Service Systems
  • Food Products and Processing Systems
  • Natural Resources Systems
  • Plant Systems
  • Power, Structural and Technical Systems
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SKILLCOIN REWARDS™ SPLITS:

All digital badge sponsorships allocate the following in Skillcoin Rewards™:
30% – Student Stipends
40% – Project Fund
30% – NEXT Steps HQs

SERVICE-LEARNING PROJECTS

Click each service goal below to view the current list of service-learning projects offered through our Partners In Education Network.

    1. Agribusiness Systems – Projects that includes agrichemicals, breeding, crop production (farming and contract farming), distribution, farm machinery, processing, and seed supply, as well as marketing and retail sales.
    2. Animal Systems – Projects related to the raising and caring of animals and developing more efficient ways of producing and processing meat, poultry, eggs and dairy products. Workers study genetics, nutrition, reproduction, growth and care of domesticated farm animals.
    3. Environmental Service Systems – Projects involved in water and air pollution control, recycling, waste disposal and public health issues.
    4. Food Products & Processing Systems – Projects involved in bulk food production, the discovery of new food sources, the analysis of food content, and the development of ways to process, preserve, package or store food according to consumer needs, and. Includes those who monitor compliance with industry and government regulations.
    5. Natural Resources Systems – Projects that develop, use, maintain, manage, and analyze natural resources that include catching and trapping various types of marine life and work related to recreation, wildlife, conservation, mining, logging, or oil drilling.
    6. Plant Systems – Projects related to growing food, feed, and fiber crops, and the study of plants and their growth to help producers meet consumer demand while conserving natural resources and maintaining the environment.
    7. Power, Structural & Technical Systems – Projects that require applied knowledge of engineering, hydraulics, pneumatics, electronics, power, structures, and controls to the field of agriculture in order to design agricultural structures, machinery and equipment.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

    To earn your digital badges & Skillcoin Rewards™, use this submission form to provide the following information:
    1. Your first, middle initial, last name and age.
    2. The name of your school, community group, grade, course and instructor, group leader, mentor and/or sponsor.
    3. The name of your JEM Team and the role you play on it (if applicable).
    4. The name and address of your College Town project site.
    5. The name of your Operation Restoration service-learning project and a brief description of how your service goal(s) will positively impact your College Town project site.
    6. A detailed description of how you used your STEM++ skills to achieve your service goal(s).

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