Beekeeping – $1,888

Curricular Area: STEM
Grant Focus: Equipment
Schools: Henkle Middle School; Wallace & Priscilla Stevenson Intermediate School
Items Purchased: Beehives and beekeeping supplies

This grant provides for the installation of an observation beehive at Henkle Middle School and at Wallace & Priscilla Stevenson Intermediate School. This hives will be part of the project based learning curriculum, helping students understand why honeybees are an important part of the agriculture in both local and national production. Students will study botany, biology, agricultural sciences, and how it impacts the local economy. Students will also learn and apply 21st Century Learning Skills: critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication through project based learning projects.