GEAR UP Teacher Initiates Bee Project


Honeybee Heroes: Eric Engman at Mt. Vernon High School

Eric Engman is a physics teacher at Mt. Vernon High School, where he has also taken on the role of “campus beekeeper.” The process of starting a school beehive began some years ago, when Eric began installing a rotational series of mostly physics-related displays in his hallway.   This was a project that was first started to “inspire curiosity” for his students, and when the science department discussed adding a biology display, adding a beehive was suggested.

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