This comprehensive book uses hands-on growing and observing to introduce hydroponics to students. The lessons are designed separately for elementary, middle, and high school levels, and are supplemented with blackline masters and student worksheets. Hydroponic plants grown throughout the school year provide opportunities for exploration and discovery of the scientific method, descriptive writing, plant anatomy and physiology, biochemistry, genetics, drawing, and mathematics. Packet includes instructions on how to build hydroponic wick systems and a light stand. 30 worksheets and transparencies.