#ProjectSpotlight: This is Hydroponics.

“Hydroponics is essentially water farming. It’s a way of growing pretty much anything without soil, instead using water as your medium. The container is pretty educational in its purpose. Hydroponics is a fairly new agricultural development, so there’s a lot of knowledge to be gained from purely experimenting with the system. I’m not for sure exactly what I want to do after high school, but because of this project I’m definitely exploring horticulture. I want to do something that uses plants to do something to benefit our community, and I think urban agriculture is the gateway to get there.”

ProjectSpotlight: This is SAFEli

SAFEli is a team at Iowa BIG that has been working with Dr. Trent Grundmeyer for the past three years. The project was inspired by Trent’s nephew, Eli, who passed away in a backyard pool drowning accident. The team has developed a pool alarm system nothing like what...