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58 resources with the concept honey bees

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Hexagon Hives

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the cell structure of hives. In this honey bee instructional activity, students investigate different polygons. Students explore creating polygons from construction paper and attempt to assemble them into a hive....
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Alternative Animal Agriculture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Presenting an unusual topic, this collection of slides examines alternative animals that can be grown for profit or human use. It details the raising of rabbits as food, llamas for textiles, earthworms as fish bait, and a variety of...
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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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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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Beneficial Pollinators

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Hone in on the honeybee and learn how you can help these important pollinators from going extinct. Honeybees play an important role in plant growth; encourage your young biologists and environmentalists to see the significance of these...
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I Wonder What a Pest Is...

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Pupils observe what animals are considered to be pests and why. They conduct a mock trial of a honeybee arguing if it is a pest or not. They determine pros and cons of honeybees to prepare for the trial.
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The Sweet Connection

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students use maps to find what crops are dominant in areas where honey bees are raised and discuss possible correlations. They mark the top ten honey- producing states on a US map.
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Buzzing Bee's Wardrobe

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students investigate the anatomy of honeybees. In this anatomy lesson plan, students research the physical characteristics of bees and discover what they do. Students create a model of a honeybee showing the correct anatomy.
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"The Buzz About Honeybees"

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read an article on, "The Buzz About Honeybees", and then answer 10 short answer reading comprehension questions.
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Do Bees Help Flowers?

For Students K - 1st
In this bee instructional activity, students read about how bees help flowers. Students also draw a picture of a honeybee, create a large bee using recycled materials, and locate a library book about honeybees.
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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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Bees and Honey

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students are challenged to build a bee home out of provided materials and discover a way to produce a new flavor of honey. Students research beekeeping and honey production and brainstorm possible ideas for bee homes and honey production...
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Exploring Insects & Spiders

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students complete a unit on the differences between a spider and an insect. They conduct Internet research, create a spider and write a story about it, draw a spider web, make honeybee fingerprints, describe an ant colony, and create a...
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Exploring Insects & Spiders, Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students complete a unit on insects and spiders. They explore various websites, identify and label spider and insect body parts, compare/contrast spiders and insects, identify five butterfly or moth species found in their state, and...
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The Honey Bee Body

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students construct a paper honey bee to learn the six major parts of a bee and other insects. They compare their own body parts to those of bees. They utilize activity sheets that are imbedded in this plan.
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The Honeybee Life Cycle

For Students 3rd
In this the honeybee life cycle instructional activity, 3rd graders study the diagram of 6 stages in a honeybee's life, then fill in 3 short answer questions.
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Honey bee sentences

For Students 2nd - 3rd
For this honey bees worksheet, learners read sentences about honey bees and rewrite and correct the sentences. Students rewrite 4 sentences.
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The Honey Bee's Home

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students study honey bees by researching handouts and books. In this honey bee lesson plan, students make a comb out of polygons, learn about the 4 stages of insect development, and view how the hive hierarchy works.
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Bee and Wasp Identification

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students study the differences between honey bee, bumble bee, paper wasp, and yellow jackets. In this insect classification lesson, students study posters of various bees and wasps. Students read the story Holly Honey Bee Story. Students...
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What Bees Eat

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students study plant and animal interdependence by studying bees and pollination. In this interdependence lesson, students discuss flower parts and dissect it to show its reproductive parts. Students then use tissue and pipe cleaners to...
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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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Why Are Bees Important?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify and analyze pollination and how bees play an important part in the life cycle of flowering plants. They also identify the process of plant pollination and how bees play an important part in the life cycle of flowering...
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Honeybees Must Be!

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders complete a project containing facts about the characteristics of the honeybee of their choice. They use the word processor to write supporting facts and use a Venn Diagram to show the life cycle of the honeybees.
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Honeybee

For Teachers K - 4th
Students investigate honeybees and the importance of honeybees to humans. They identify the various parts of a bee's body using velcro parts, role-play a hive, and answer review questions.