Aquaculture is the art, science and business of cultivating plants and animals in water. This course emphasizes the scientific knowledge and methods necessary for aquaculture. Students learn the history, the structure and function of aquatic plants and animals, scientific marketing, general management practices supported by science, nutrition, health, water chemistry, and the role of science in structures, equipment, regulations and careers. Students develop writing and thinking skills through complementary laboratory exercises involving experimentation, data collection, analysis and written laboratory reports. In partnership with J. Aquaponics, Collaborative Response will purchase an Aquaculture Farm.