Authors: Ben Ruhe
Date Submitted: May 31, 2007
Article Type: Journal

A high school physics teacher in Seattle, Eric Muhs has a resume that says “Fixer of anything.” The legend is both testimony to his confidence in himself and his unusually wide range of skills. Highly verbal, Muhs is one of those inspiring teachers that make a difference in the lives of students. His kite aerial photography has ranged from Hawaii where he documented Polynesian rock art to Baja, Mexico where he studied whales. He documented sites on Easter Island for an archeologist and made memorable images flying his kite over the South Pole; he also tossed a boomerang around the Pole—–a 24-hour endurance flight before the catch (since longitude markers converge there). Get it?

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