Team 6 from Stratford Magnet School in Nashville recently took a field trip and also generated some great meeting notes from their work.
Here is just a sample of their thoughts:
Date: Thursday, January 11, 2018
Project: 18601 Aquaponics Garden
Subject: Brainstorm, goals, draft schedule
Present: Students: Ashley Hernandez, Bibiana Zermeno, Erin Burdick, Kerrick
Sornthong, Melanie Tapia, Michael McCall, Mohamed Ahmed, Robert Tapia, Sadie
Escalona, Samuel Armstead, Vianney Muniz
Mentors: Allison Sonnenberg, Ben Chandler, Kara Oravetz, Mathew Smith, Rachel
The following is a summary of our understanding of items discussed and decisions reached during the referenced meeting. These notes, and subsequent clarifications, form the basis for future decisions.
1) Design of the system
a. Use fish poop to fertilize plants
b. Want system to move
c. Layered structure
d. Floating garden, water must move
e. Layer plants based on sunlight
f. Plants and fish in certain relationship for fertilization
g. Tubes from fish tank to plants
h. Water fall feeds fish tank and plants
i. Glass plant containers
j. Square spiral with water
k. Powered by hydropower
l. How do contain fish
m. Scissor lifts to move water
n. What do we do when its cold?
ii. Moving canopy
2) Plan outlining fish and plants to be grown
a. Bottom feeders and crustaceans
b. Ask Karl about plants and fish. What is
3) Schedule of design and construction expectations
Jan 25 – nail down design
Feb 8 – start drawings and finalize design, photograph
Feb 22 – begin on model, photograph, draw
March 1 – potential extra meeting to work
March 9 – work on model, photograph draw
March 15 – potential extra meeting to work
March 22 – finish model, photograph, draw
March 29 – potential extra meeting to work
April 12 – speaking skills, final information,
April 19 – Practice
April 26 – Banquet!
May 3 – Celebration!
, flowing from top arl chef’s menu?
design, know what materials to use draw, begin presentation finish model, finish drawings, presentation, how do we transport model?
4) Deliverable Goals
5) Management Approach
a. To be determined at January 25 Meeting
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