Aquaponics as a Way of Integrating Science Curricula


by
Robbie Andreason July 20, 2017


Presented at:
SCL Summer Conference 2017

ABSTRACT:

Aquaponics is the combination of the raising of fish (aquaculture) and growing plants without soil (hydrophonics). Come and see how a system such as this can be a practical way to tie together concepts between biology, chemistry, and physics. This is the first year that The Geneva School has used such a project. Find out about our successes, failures, and ways of moving forward in the future.


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Aquaponics Biology Chemistry curricula Geneva Physics


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Robbie Andreason
Robbie Andreasen has been teaching Life Science, biology, and Anatomy & Physiology at The Geneva School since 2007. He received his BS in Marine Science and Biology from the University of Miami and an MA in Bioethics from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Robbie has a contagious passion to study the intersection of faith and science and his students have come to expect a challenging, active classroom characterized by their teacher’s love and enthusiasm for learning. He was the upper school recipient of the 2013 Paideia Award for Teaching, an award that recognizes excellence in teaching. Robbie and his wife Janet (a math education professor at the University of Central Florida) have two children—both students at TGS. In his spare time, he enjoys challenging himself through activities such as jiu-jitsu and training for and participating in Tough Mudder.

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