Space Farm Mini Hydroponics, Single Kit

AP 1141

How would we grow our food in an environment different from our own here on Earth? There is no soil on a space station or on Mars. Space Farm experiments germinate seeds and grow plants using soil-less nutrient options. After seed germination, students transplant seedlings to a sterile soil substitute.

NGSS: K-LS1-1, 2-LS2-1, 2-LS4-1, 3-LS4-3, 3-LS4-4, 3-5-ETS1-2, Engineering Design

Kit Contents

  • Instructor’s Manual with Reproducible Student Data Sheets
  • PVC Pipe Sections
  • PVC Couplers
  • 3-Prong Clamp Extensions
  • Right Angle Clamps
  • Stopwatches
  • Die Cast Cars
  • Metric Tapes
  • Protractors
  • Steel Ball Bearings
  • Graph Paper

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