FabLab Greenhouse Comes to Burton Elementary

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On May 7, Andrea Lane, director of the FabLab from the Great Lakes Science Center, visited all of the students at Burton Elementary to introduce the FabLab and how each grade level will be participating. A green house is being constructed on the south side of Burton Elementary and will be part soil and part hydroponics. The students will use the Fablab to construct tubing, end caps, stakes, hooks and other materials necessary to sustain growth of their plants. The green house will use rain and city water. A filtration system will be built by the students to provide clean water for the plants.

Berkshire has partnered with Great Lakes Growers, Kinetico, and Geauga Growth Partnership to provide this exciting learning opportunity. The FabLab which contains vinyl cutters, 3-D printers, lasers and a CNC machine will be on site at Burton Elementary May 26-30.

We want to thank John Bonner and Tim Ryan from Great Lakes Growers, Edward Robakowski from Kinetico, Berkshire Special Education/Curriculum Director Dawn Nielsen, Burton Elementary Principal Mandy Randles, and Georgia Klemencic and Tracy Jemison from the Geauga Growth Partnership.

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