Yesterday, Yale Bee Space members went out to Yale west campus to instal sensors on our bee hives. The sensors gather data on sound, humidity, temperature, and weight through the use of an Arduino and solar panels. We can now collect and analyze data about our bees and will hopefully make some great discoveries with our new smart hives!
Spring is coming, and it was time to check up on our bees out at Yale West Campus! Before Spring Break, Bee Space members went out to the hives to see how our colonies faired the winter. We found many happy (albeit angry that we had opened up there home) bees in both hives as well as lots of honey! We examined the frames, fed the bees, and can’t wait for warm weather, sensor installation, and honey harvest!