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'Aeroponics in Your Classroom'

See how you can grow plants aeroponically in your classroom using a 5-gallon bucket. This project-based learning experience teaches the science of plant growth, introduces a technology that can be used in the production of food, and gives students an engineering design challenge to create an automatic watering system by coding their own arduino board.

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Andrea Gardner
Email: andrea.gardner@usu.edu
Speaker Order: 1
Author Order: 1
Person Type: Primary Presenter
State: Utah
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Main Phone: 435-231-1816
Biosketch: Andrea Gardner is an Education Specialist for the National Center for Agricultural Literacy. Prior to this position she was a high school agricultural science teacher. Throughout her career, Andrea has actively participated in professional development, mentoring, and the development of curriculum. Her lesson plans have been adopted and published as state-wide curriculum in two Utah courses as well as numerous lesson plans posted on the National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix.
Organization/Affiliation: National Center for Agricultural Literacy
Alisha Hill
Email: alisha.hill@usu.edu
Speaker Order: 2
Author Order: 1
Person Type: Presenter 2
State: Utah
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Main Phone: 435-797-0765
Biosketch: Alisha Hill is the resource coordinator and developer for the National Center for Agricultural Literacy. She is responsible for linking instructional resources on the National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix with hands-on “resources on the grow” at agclassroomstore.com.
Organization/Affiliation: National Center for Agricultural Literacy; Utah State University