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'Exploring Hydroponics!'

Participants will learn how to build, maintain, and implement the scientific phenomena of nutrient film technique (NFT) hydroponic systems as well as ebb and flow systems. Using easy to find materials such as soda bottles, PVC and sterile totes, teachers will be able to create single- and multi-unit hydroponic systems in their classrooms showing their students the power of growing plants in water! Participants will have a chance to learn about the daily maintenance and upkeep of hydroponic growing systems.

Mini-Workshop Session (activity should be easily demonstrated in 20 minutes and will be repeated 3 times on Friday)
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Veronique Krohn
Email: krohn.veronique@bcsdk12.org
Speaker Order: 1
Author Order: 1
Person Type: Primary Presenter
State: New York
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Main Phone: 518-727-9515
Biosketch: I am a High School Agriculture Education teacher. I used to work for the NYS FFA Foundation at their outdoor Educational Center and Summer Camp, before getting into Ag Ed. My family has been known in NYS for by
Organization/Affiliation: Beekmantown Central School District
Denise Krohn
Email: dkrohn@luhs18.org
Speaker Order: 2
Author Order: 1
Person Type: Presenter 2
State: Vermont
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Main Phone: 518-727-4088
Biosketch: My name is Denise Krohn. I was a middle school technology teacher in NYS for 33 years. Currently I am in my retirement from teaching and a technology integration specialist at a school in Northern, VT. My father was an agriculture education teacher for 37 years and inspired my interest with hydroponics in the early 80s!
Organization/Affiliation: Lamoille Union High School