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Water Garden Fish Tank

Bring the garden inside with a self-cleaning fish tank that grows food!

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Aquaponics is a sustainable farming method that combines traditional aquaculture and hydroponics in a closed-loop system. It is more sustainable than traditional farming and uses up to 90% less water! Through aquaponics farming, the fish provides valuable nutrients for the plants, and the plants in turn keep the tank clean for the fish. This fantastically simple relationship allows you to grow healthy herbs and plants from your home, office or classroom.

The Water Garden makes an excellent teaching aid to help students learn about the needs of living things through caring for plant and animal life, and observing how each helps the other to survive.

The kit includes:

  • Fish tank
  • Water pump
  • Organic seeds (such as wheatgrass and snow peas)
  • Gravel for the tank
  • Fish food
  • Natural water treatments

Fish tank size: 305 x 300 x 200mm

The Water Garden Fish Tank also makes a great classroom teaching resource. This product can be used in classroom activities that align with the Australian Curriculum.

Code

Content Descriptor

Foundation - ACSSU002

Living things have basic needs, including food and water

Year 1 - ACSSU017

Living things have a variety of external features

Year 1 - ACSSU211

Living things live in different places where their needs are met

Year 2 - ACSSU030

Living things grow, change and have offspring similar to themselves

Year 3 - ACSSU044

Living things can be grouped on the basis of observable features and can be distinguished from non-living things

Year 4 - ACSSU072

Living things have life cycles

Year 4 - ACSSU073

Living things depend on each other and the environment to survive

Year 6 - ACSSU094

The growth and survival of living things are affected by physical conditions of their environment

Year 7 - ACSSU112

Interactions between organisms, including the effects of human activities can be represented by food chains and food webs

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