Engineering a Chicken Coop
Examples of student chicken coops
Materials used to engineer a chicken coop
Planning the Chicken Coop
The transformation of chicken coup plans from 2D to 3D
Student model chicken coop
Testing plant growth under red-blue LED
Student work about food waste on display in the classroom
Learning how plants grow under red/blue LED light
Final Model Farm
Example of a final urban farm project
Final Urban Farm Model
Final presentation with model vegetables growing in soil
Final Farm Design
Final urban farm with three plots
Chicken Coop Model
Student chicken coop made of cardboard and craft sticks
Aquaponics Showcase Model
Final model with sustainable aquaponics where fish feces provide nutrients
Setting Up Final Model
Students prepare to showcase their urban farm to visitors
Samples of soil collected from outside
Final Urban Farm Example
Final model using vertical farming and an irrigation system
Student presents on how waste can be used to help plants grow
Student Design with Fish
Students design their farm cutting a fish out of a sponge to represent the provision of nutrients to the plants
Urban Farm Models
Final urban farm models, with informative posters behind them, sit awaiting visitors for the showcase.
Multiple Projects on Display
Showcase day where student projects are visible to visitors
Ground-Level Farm Plot
Student elects to use the ground-level farm plot design
Example of an open-air, student-made terrarium
Learning About Light Sources
Students investigate different light sources available for their urban farm and conclude which light source is best for plant growth.
Designing an Irrigation System
Students design an irrigation system that effectively and efficiently waters the plants in their urban farms. Students consider the use of rain and providing the right amount of water to each plant.
Testing the Irrigation System
Students watch in amazement as they test their irrigation system
Showing Final Model
A student shows and explains his final urban farm model to a visiting guest.
Water & Light
Students incorporate an irrigation system and light source into their urban garden model.
A door to the beehive is designed so that students can check on their bees.
Students strategically arrange the crops in their urban garden model.
Students design a sustainable irrigation system for their urban garden.
Chicken Coop for the Garden
Students design an improved chicken coop to incorporate in their urban garden model.
Students decide to design and build a ground-level urban garden.
Making use of store-bought plants to incorporate into urban garden models.
Students grow plants to incorporate into their urban garden model.