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Greenhouse gurus
Camden High students build, nurture aquatics ecosystem
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CHS students show Jackson youngsters a heard of lettuce CHS is growing in their aquaponics system. The greenhouse is the home of 500 grow-beds, which will allow CHS to grow up to 2,000 heads of lettuce a month. Students started constructing the greenhouse last fall and finished in April. - photo by Miciah Bennett
Camden High School (CHS) earth science students are learning how to build and sustain an aquaponics greenhouse as a part of their class curriculum. Earth Science teacher Joey Hendrix said he started an aquaponics system at his house, then brought it to school for the students to run. When the system got too big for the classroom, they decided to build a greenhouse.