Tag: beewise

Building a Smart Beehive

The BeeWise project has prototyped a smart beehive for the Pueblo Zoo BeeWise Apiary and hosted three youth summer camps. This post (part 3) is about the research and development that led to the prototype. The smart hive will be demonstrated at the Pueblo Mini Maker Faire  October 28, 2017, at the STEAM Pueblo booth. pueblo.makerfaire.com […]

BeeWise Summer Camps Full of Fun and Discovery

Three Beewise summer camps were held this summer. The first session was held June 5-9, 2017, with enrollment limited to 10 youth ages 8-13 for each session. The Pueblo City and County Zoo hosts the 4-H STEAM Pueblo Apiary and provides space for our summer camps and family friendly pollinator maker series. Several 4-H youth […]

BeeWise is “Buzzing” Right Along

What happens when you mix citizen science, youth STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) education, beekeeping, the Maker movement, and throw in a little Internet of Things just for fun? You get BeeWise, one of eXtension’s 2017 innovation projects. Since the project announcement, the BeeWise Apiary at the Pueblo Zoo was dedicated by Pueblo […]