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54 resources with the concept honey bees

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Perfect Plants and Precious Pollinators

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Did you know that almost one-third of all plants consumed by humans are dependent on insect pollination? Find out what the "buzz" is all about and share this knowledge with your bright-eyed and bushy-tailed students. Spring into plant...
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Darwin’s Bees

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What do you call a bee born in May? A maybe! This first lesson in a series of four begins with a starter activity to get scholars thinking about the topic. Then a circus, or circuit of seven activities, show Darwin's research into bee...
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Why Do Honeybees Love Hexagons?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Float like a butterfly, think like a bee! Build a huge hive, hexagonally! Find out the reason that hexagons are the most efficient storage shape for the honeybees' honeycombs. This neat little video would be a sweet addition to your life...
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Why Protect Pollinators?

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Would you rather having biting flies or chocolate? The question may seem absurd, but cocoa trees rely on pollination from biting flies. Viewers come to understand the importance of pollinators to our food supply, flowers, and entire...
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Did You Know Honey is Really Bee Puke?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Despite the title, here is a video that makes honey even sweeter! Biology scholars journey inside a beehive with a fascinating video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions playlist. Pupils learn about the social structure of a...
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The Death Of Bees Explained—Parasites, Poison and Humans

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Maybe instead of humans dying off from a war, they will die as a result of a lack of food. The video discusses this possibility and why it is becoming more likely. It explains the importance of bees and the many different ways humans...
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Wasp Nests and Bee Hives

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It turns out that wasps and bees have a lot more in common that the word ouch! Junior entomologists explore the similarities and differences between flying, stinging insects with the 136th installment in a 143-part series of science...
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Bee Detective: Discover the Culprit Behind Declining Bee Populations

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Colony Collapse Disorder has some people baffled. Task your classes with providing possible explanations for the declining bee colony population. Through brainstorming and research, young scholars present plausible causes while...
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Vultures: India's Clean-Up Crew

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Find your niche in the science classroom. Learners study the role of niche populations within an ecosystem and consider the impact of the loss of these organisms. Their investigation includes vultures, honey bees, and mosquitoes.
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Agents of Pollination

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Honeybees perform more pollination than any other insect, but pollination can occur by the wind, self-pollination, or cross-pollination. The fourth lesson in a 10-part series encourages scholars to investigate the adaptation of various...
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Hard Times for Honeybees

For Students 4th Standards
Hone reading comprehension skills and address important topics in the news today in one language arts activity. As young beekeepers read about the decrease in bee populations, they answer questions that have them making predictions about...
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How Do Bees Make Honey?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A queen bee may lay between 600-1,500 eggs per day during her three to four year reign. This fact and many others are contained in a video that shows scholars how bees turn nectar from flowers into honey, traveling thousands of miles to...
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The Buzz About Honey

For Students 2nd Standards
What's the buzz these days? Learn some fun and interesting facts about honeybees with an informational reading passage, including the steps for successful pollination and honey creation.
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Trouble in the Hive: Researching the Decimation of Honeybee Colonies

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Teach your class about colony collapse disorder and foster discussion about causes and solutions for the honeybee problem. Class members read and discuss an article and participate in one of two detailed activities about pollination and...
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Hexagon Hives

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the cell structure of hives. For this honey bee lesson, students investigate different polygons. Students explore creating polygons from construction paper and attempt to assemble them into a hive. Students determine the...
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The Bee

For Students 1st Standards
Early readers follow along as Lucy and her mother discuss why a bee is stuck in a flower then answer four reading comprehension questions. 
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The Disappearing Honeybees: Tracking Honeybee Decline

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students practice graphing and other math skills to track number of honeybee colonies present in United States since 1978, discuss major crops that are dependent on insect pollinators, and examine reasons for decline of United States...
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Bee Writing Prompt

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
What do your pupils know about bees? Ask them to examine facts and images about three different types of bees and write about one type. Pupils explain why their chosen bee is interesting and back up their ideas with facts and opinions....
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The Case of the Vanishing Honeybees

For Students 6th - 9th
It's time for CSI: Honeybees! The numbers of domesticated honeybees in the US have been diminishing at an astounding rate, and investigators are out to find out why. The included video features three possible explanations and illuminates...
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Giant Honey Bees - Life in the Undergrowth

For Teachers 4th - 12th
The biggest of all honey bees are shown in this video: the giant honey bee. A brave researcher reaches extremely tall heights to show viewers how the bees protect themselves.
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Honey Bee Communication

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students participate in a role play to show how honey bees communicate with one another. In this honey bee lesson, students learn that honey bees communicate with dance. Students create the honey bee environment and role play the dances...
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Honey Bee Language Arts And Literature

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students see how nature and honey bees are presented in literature. They find and read poetry that include references to bees. Have them write their own poetry or Haiku.
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2011 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Beetle population, climate change, and acidification are all real environmental threats. Scholars display their knowledge of these threats and offer solution strategies in a four-question assessment resource. Questions from the AP® exam...
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What's Happening to Honey Bees?

For Students 9th - 12th
Worker bees used to disappear at a rate of around 5 percent per year; then in 2006 that number jumped to 30 percent, and, by 2013, it was as high as 50 percent. The video focuses on what is happening to the honey bees. It considers...