Water Basics — Junior Apprentice

Welcome to the Water Basics Skill Badge!

This badge ensures that you know the basic role and importance of water within an aquaponics system. Learning about water helps us understand how to care for water sources as well as how to use water to grow fish, plants, and bacteria.

Before starting, please become familiar with the following:


Begin learning about water’s role in an aquaponic system by completing the Activities below.

Earning this badge should take about an hour of learning.

Learning Objectives

After earning this Badge you will be able to:

  • Describe the role of water in aquaponics
  • Relate the water quality of an aquaponic system to microorganisms in an aquaponics sytem
Badge Outline ↕

In order to earn this badge, you must complete these Activities:

Introduction to Water in Aquaponics

Water Basics Self Assessment