Aeroponic Garden Kit

In the lesson Aeroponic Engineering and Vertical Farming, students use the Engineering Design Process to develop and construct an aeroponic garden to grow a food crop. Add the Aeroponic Garden Kit to a 5 gallon bucket (not included) to complete the design challenge. 

 

Materials Included:

  • 396 GPH submersible water pump (actual pump may be different than the one shown)

  • 1/2 sprinkler riser

  • Shrub head sprinkler

  • 2" net slit pots

  • 2" cloning collars

  • Timer (for the water pump)

 

Materials to Gather (Not Included):

  • 5 Gallon food grade bucket with lid (opaque)

  • Drill

  • 2" hole saw

  • Extension cord and or power strip

  • Hydroponic nutrient solution

  • This can be purchased (we tested General Hydroponics FloraGro) or you can mix your own)

  • Seedling plants

  • Grow light or a greenhouse