Context – Eden have funding for a new canopy walkway for which they need to develop a canopy plant community representing the epiphyte community of tropical forests.
Agreement – Studio school pupils will grow epiphytes for the canopy and lead on selection of species, methods, monitoring and production.
Project based learning:
- Biosciences – Research and development – Species selection, fixing methods, culture
- Enterprise – Mass production in-vitro
- Electronics – Creative design, develop, manufacture and supply observation sensors. These to be Arduino based with environmental monitoring, camera and web link communication.