Aquaponics & Sustainability Activities
Aquaponics Creek Geek Knowledgy
Students will participate in a jeopardy-like game about aquaponics.
Community Water Consumers
Students learn how different stakeholders in their community draw on a common water source.
Students will be able to experience composting and relate it to aquaponics.
Students will distinguish between direct and indirect water uses, illustrate interconnectedness of water users in a community, and demonstrate the complexity of resolving water shortages.
How Aquaponics Makes Plants Grow
Students develop their own aquaponics system with the provided module resources.
It All Starts with A
Students will be asked to form a survey about aquaponics and sustainability.
Students learn how aquatic ecosystems provide important ecosystem services.
Only a Drop to Drink
Student learn how water is a precious resource and how many daily activities draw on its limited stock.
Waste to Energy
Students will discuss ways waste can equal energy. After that they will relate it to aquaponics.
Students create a model to show the purification process involved in water treatment, and then discuss the role that ecosystems play in this process.
Students will be able to evaluate the water quality parameters necessary for tilapia to survive. Water Quality Charts. What’s Wrong with our Fish Worksheet. Crossword Puzzle. Aquaponics Quiz
Aquaponics and Sustainability Articles
Alternative Ag Adventures – Aquaponics
Aquaponics-Integration of Hydroponics with Aquaculture
Cradle to Cradle -The Next Packaging Paradigm
Evolution of Aquaponics
Introduction to the Cradle to Cradle Design Framework
On-Farm Food Safety
Aquaponics and Sustainability Websites
List of helpful articles
Backyard Aquaponics – Online Magazine for Enthusiasts
Aquaponics – Integration of Hydroponics with Aquaculture
Primer on Ecosystem Services from the Ecological Society of America
Information on Sustainable Agriculture from a Food Choices Angle