All a-buzz about science and engineering

girl works on a bee hivestudents work at a large table on a bee activityThanks to funding by the Schoharie Elementary PTSO, second graders were buzzing with knowledge about the science and engineering of bees, honey and hives after a May visit by the SUNY Polytechnic’s Children’s Museum Of Science & Technology (CMOST).

The students learned about honey bees and their bodies, roles in the hive and hive construction. They took part in craft stations, viewed archives of bee-related information and enjoyed a team-based, hands-on hive-building activity. Based in Troy, SUNY Poly CMOST is part of the Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (SUNY Poly).