Valley Center
High School

About this Project

Valley Center High School, located in the suburbs of Wichita, KS, serves nearly 3000 students from the surrounding areas. The school’s science department boasts a state-of-the-art architectural grade classroom greenhouse manufactured by Crystal Structures, enhancing the school’s STEM and STEAM curricula.

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Features of the Crystal Structures Greenhouse

The greenhouse, measuring 20′ by 42′, is designed to provide an optimal learning environment for students while maintaining ideal growing conditions for plants. Key features include:

  • Sunshades to control light levels and prevent overheating
  • Venting systems to regulate temperature and humidity
  • Spacious interior to accommodate classes and experiments

Benefits of a School Greenhouse

The Crystal Structures greenhouse at Valley Center High School offers numerous benefits for students and educators:

  1. Hands-on learning opportunities in various subjects, including biology, chemistry, and environmental science
  2. Exposure to real-world applications of scientific concepts
  3. Encouragement of critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  4. Promotion of environmental awareness and sustainability practices

By incorporating this architectural grade classroom greenhouse into its science department, Valley Center High School demonstrates its commitment to providing students with engaging, experiential learning opportunities in a cutting-edge facility.

Read more about our greenhouses here.