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4th Edition of
World Aquaculture and Fisheries Conference

June 24-26, 2024 | Paris, France
WAC 2022

J L Giovanna Hesley

J L Giovanna Hesley, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Basis Tucson Primary, Tucson, United States
Title : Aquaponic Text/workbook


School gardens are a powerful tool for teaching many subjects and developing a healthy lifestyle. Ms. Hesley has created an aquaponics workbook for teachers of young scholars from 5 to 18 years. Each section contains lessons that focus separately It contains sections each with a focus on Botany, Biology, Chemistry, Ecosystems, Mathematics, Physics and food production. Lessons include the use of measuring devices as well as scientific tools and methods that assist in conducting experiments. Tools for creating a home or school garden are included. The workbook includes practical tips for modifying lessons for workshops and classrooms with up to 32 students. She will present an overview of the workbook and the reasons behind each of the lessons. National (US) Science and Mathematics standards are cited. Anecdotal experiences will be related.


J. L. Giovanna Hesley is working with elementary school children to develop and implement STEAM curriculum based on the aquaponic school garden.