Environmental Agriculture and Technology Academy Overview
Through Aquaponics, the combination of hydroponics, aquaculture & vermicomposting, EATA students will learn the high-tech skills needed for the exciting environmental science and agriculture careers of the future in order to gain employment as an Environmental Technician upon graduation.
- Gain the skills and knowledge needed to work in the field and office on environmental and air quality projects
- Take water, soil and air quality samples
- Complete environmental site assessments
- Utilize aerial photography to determine possible environmental impacts to property
- Learn to identify wetlands per the State of Florida and Federal Standards
- Learn to identify native species
- Spend time outside and take field trips
- HAVE FUN!
EATA students are encouraged to join Haines City HS’s FFA. FFA helps students develop leadership potential, encourages personal growth, and promotes tools that create career success. Additionally, members can attend various conferences and conventions, participate in community service projects, compete in Career Development Events, grow plants and raise animals through Supervised Agriculture Experiences.