Nathan knew he wanted to be a teacher when he was a senior in high school and embarked on the necessary education as soon as he graduated. Now in his third year of teaching agriculture at Watertown-Mayer High School in Watertown, MN, Nathan teaches a variety of courses, including animal science, plant science and outdoor adventures. Because agriculture is an elective program at the school, student interest is essential.
That’s why Nathan sought Perkins funding in 2021 for two artificial insemination simulators. As it happens, these learning aids are also proving to be popular content for his growing TikTok channel.
“Hands-on learning really helps… I can sit here and talk about the reproductive tracts and anatomy and whatnot, and the kids can maybe get it, but when they actually get to see it and get their hands on it, it brings a whole new level of education to the experience.”
Watertown-Mayer High School
On TikTok: @mnagteacher
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