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Introduction to Aquaponics K-8

K-8 Teacher Workshop

HERRING GUT LEARNING CENTER (Port Clyde)

INTRODUCTION TO AQUAPONICS

DATES:
June 25-27
or
July 11-13
(Lodging available in historic, waterfront farmhouse at Herring Gut for $150)

DETAILS:

  • Learn about THE BUSINESS OF AQUAPONICS and its role in feeding our growing population.
  • Explore the many WAYS AQUAPONICS CAN BE INTEGRATED into your science classes to meet content standards.
  • Participate in HANDS-ON LESSONS AND EXPERIMENTS that use aquaponics to demonstrate water and nitrogen cycles, plant biology, fish anatomy, math, chemistry and ecology to your students.
  • Set up and take home YOUR OWN CLASSROOM AQUAPONICS KIT  – a complete re-circulating aquaculture system with tank, filters, pumps and planting media that will change the way you teach science.
  • Enjoy a relaxing and informative NATURE CRUISE on Muscongus Bay

COST:

$635 (scholarships available)

REGISTRATION & MORE INFORMATION:

http://www.herringgut.org/summer-workshops.php

INSTRUCTOR:

Ann Boover, Herring Gut’s Aquaculture Specialist and Teacher. Ann instructs middle and high school students in aquaponics classes and has developed an extensive curriculum of hands-on lessons that incorporates science, math, business, and language arts into hatchery and greenhouse management.

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