Earth Day 2011: A Kid's Introduction to Hydroponic Gardening


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Celebrate Earth Day with a visit to The Window Farms Project in New York City. Kids can learn about the challenges and value of hydroponic gardening. Links to fun websites to help you celebrate Earth Day 2011.

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Learning Activities for Earth Day 2011: A Kid's Introduction to Hydroponic Gardening

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Other Fun Websites

  • WINDOW FARMS PROJECT

    Explore which "crops" thrive in the microclimate of your window. Change the flavor profile with a ... New to Hydroponics? Learn the Basics of Windowfarming.

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  • Hydroponic Experiments for Kids

    Here are some very inexpensive classroom projects. The experiments are meant as a fun introduction to hydroponics. Start with the 'soda bottle' experiment. You will learn what you feed a plant matters more than what the plant grows in.


  • Kids Gardening

    Create a Herb Garden. Herbs feel cool, smell great, and can turn mere tomatoes into pizza sauce? Their life stories, it turns out, are fascinating too. After all, these humble plants were early humans' first medicines, food preservatives, and cosmetics. And that's just the beginning. Click on this site to learn how to grow your own herb garden.


  • Hydroponics for Kids

    This experiment is meant as a fun introduction to hydroponics. We suggest that anybody new to hydroponics start with this experiment.

    You will learn what you feed a plant matters more than what the plant grows in.
  • EARTH DAY 2011

    Earth Day is on April 22, 2011. It's a great time to learn about our planet and how to take care of it! Be sure to visit our Earth Day crafts, coloring pages, and activities.,


  • Earth Day Art Project for Kids

    Here is an art project for Earth Day 2011 Mural includes 2 sizes: a 36-page version measuring 45"x 45" and a 9-page mini version measuring 22.5" x 22.5". CThe endangered species included are: Sandhill Crane, Gorilla, Macaw, Tiger, Karner Blue Butterfly, Sea Turtle, Red Eyed Tree Frog and Whale. You can purchase my pdf file with instructions for just $5.


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