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BES Wins Georgia Ag Experience STEM Challenge

May 12 2023

Congratulations to 5th graders at Bowdon Elementary School for winning the Georgia Ag Experience STEM Challenge sponsored by the Georgia Foundation for Agriculture! Students had to prepare a project and video to answer the question, "How can I create a worm farm to better my garden?" You can view their winning video here: The class won a $250 supply grant and prize worth a total of $350. The purpose of the Georgia Agriculture in the Classroom program is to increase agricultural literacy among children and the general public. It provides tools for more effective teaching about agriculture and its role in an interdependent society, and to assist Georgia ’s educators in implementing the instruction of agriculture-related concepts in the classroom. Learn more at