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Plant-based learning ‘sprouting like crazy’ in elementary greenhouse

In Kent City Elementary School’s greenhouse, kids learn about hydroponic farming, nutrition and everything in between. Also offered is an after-school Greenhouse Club to give budding horticulturists even more time to get their hands in the dirt. School News Network’s videographer Brett Atwood stopped by to capture some of the action and see how Kent City’s STEM teachers are combining their regular water and plant lessons to offer hands-on learning. 

Explore more unique video stories of students learning, interesting school programs and educators working to help all children succeed.

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Brett Atwood
Brett Atwood
Brett Atwood has worked in broadcast television for nearly six years. Having graduated with a bachelor's degree in TV Production from Ferris State University, he continues to produce promotional and lifestyle content for WOOD TV8, in addition to owning his own freelance video business, Be Heard Productions. Brett has a great love for telling compelling stories in a creative format. He is excited to use his talents in sharing what's happening within our local schools.


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