Fort Mill, SC

Nutrient injection system for hydroponic gardens

The Nation Ford High School InvenTeam will invent a smart nutrient additive system for hydroponic farmers. The system will use sensors to measure nutrient levels, an injection system to mix nutrients and deliver them to a water tank, and a web application to integrate the sensors and injection systems based on desired nutrient levels.

Recent Team Blogs

February 28, 2019
We are happy to report that our Mid Grant Technical Review was a roaring success! We had 50-60 people show up, including our superintendent, members of our school board, Patti Mercer of the Palmetto Mornings TV show, and many teachers from around our school. It was awesome to have the SNAS on...
January 15, 2019
Hello all! Thank you for continuing to check in our InvenTeam; We have a wonderful development to inform you of! On January 4th, our team was invited by local charity, Give Hope Global, to examine a prototype of a hydroponic farm they built at an orphanage in Haiti. GHG is run by a man named...
December 20, 2018
We are thrilled to have completed our sustainability course! It has been an arduous process, but we now have the knowledge to make the SNAS an environmentally-friendly innovation. The hours flew by as we prepared for this exam, working our hardest to ensure that we passed. The techniques we have...
November 30, 2018
Shout it From the Rooftops! The Nation Ford InvenTeam is beyond thrilled to be one of the fifteen InvenTeams chosen for 2019! We are so glad we can finally shout it from the rooftops that this South Carolina school is getting the opportunity of a lifetime, and we can’t wait to share our...