Vertical Farming

Create a vegetation high rise! Scholars study the trend of vertical farming and the requirements needed for a successful crop. The lesson from the ACS Reactions series explores the advantages and disadvantages in relation to traditional farming.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Flip your classroom and assign the video as homework; use class time for discussion and practice
  • After watching the video, ask pupils to list five characteristics of vertical farming
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires a basic understanding of nutrients and needs of plants
Pros

  • Diagrams and animations add interest and clarity to the presentation
  • Emphasizes scientific vocabulary throughout the lesson
Cons

  • None