Grow with the Flow

Hydroponic Lettuce

Cornell Cooperative Extension has created a 10 session project-based curriculum foucusing on hydroponics, Grow with the Flow.  The curriculm includes simple instructions for constructing 2 different types of hydroponic units, setting plants, observing growth, and harvesting. Entomology, physics, social studies, marketing, math, nutrition and careers in horticulture, are integrated into the basic plant science focus. These projects are best suited for middle-school aged youth, and allows for a balanced approach with group and individual activities.