Aquaponics at the Greenhouse || 08/01/22- 08/05/22 || COMING SOON


Dates: 08/01/22- 08/05/22
Instructor: Rachel Fogel
Location: Steelton Highspire School District
Time: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Grade Levels: 6th – 12th

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HU will offer a week-long in-person camp designed to educate students about aquaponics. Aquaponics is a growing plant method that uses nutrient-rich water from aquaculture as the source of nutrients. The recirculating aquaculture system located within the greenhouse at Steelton-Highspire School District (SHSD) will serve as a living laboratory where students will explore biology, plant propagation, water chemistry, engineering design, and aquaculture practices.

Note: Students should wear closed-toe shoes and encourage dressing comfortably for a greenhouse environment that can be quite warm. We would recommend shorts and a t-shirt!