Thanet Earth harvests educational potential of glasshouses

Kent glasshouse complex Thanet Earth has developed an educational video showing the application of maths to growing.

Fresca communications manager Judy Whittaker  with presenter Stefan Gates - image:Thanet Earth
Fresca communications manager Judy Whittaker with presenter Stefan Gates - image:Thanet Earth
The company worked with Cornucopia Productions and food writer and television presenter Stefan Gates to create the 10-minute film for the BBC Learning Zone website.

It aims to help teachers bring Key Stage 2 maths lessons to life through the practical example of harvesting rainwater from the roof of a cucumber glasshouse, which provides roughly half of the 70 million litres that the crop requires each year.

It can be viewed on the Thanet Earth website.

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