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Swarm Catcher

May 29, 2020 Sophia Physics 0

Recently I bought a nucleation box to have just in case our colony decided to swarm. Unfortunately I forgot to order brood frames and foundation […]

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September Sunshine

September 13, 2019 Sophia Physics 1

We hope to place observation cameras on a hive to monitor flight patterns and general colony behaviour. The ‘Beehivemonitor’ system integrated with the Sophia hive […]

Water is Life

August 24, 2020 Sophia Physics 0

Age group 3rd – 6th classTotal time: 1hr Outline: To learn about the importance of water, the water cycle and how to make a water […]

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Wooden Hive Assembly

July 31, 2020 Sophia Physics 0

After considerable delay the wooden hive (National configiration) finally arrived from Donegal Bees: First, the contents were unpacked. Was surprised to find that there were […]

Good Vibrations

June 21, 2020 Sophia Physics 0

Age group 3rd – 6th classTotal time: 30mins Outline: To learn about how sounds are made and how they travel through different materials Links to […]

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Hive Splitting

June 1, 2020 Sophia Physics 0

Because of Covid 19 related delays in delivery of a completely new and robust Beehivemonitoring system, it was decided that the old sensor system – […]