Bees and Beekeeping
Students examine the history and modern implementation of beekeeping. They identify and describe the uses of beekeeping equipment, and develop reports on beekeeping.
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The Disappearing Honeybees: Tracking Honeybee Decline
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...
6th - 8th Math
The Case of the Vanishing Honeybees
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...
4 mins 6th - 9th Science
Why Do Honeybees Love Hexagons?
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...
4 mins 6th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Trouble in the Hive: Researching the Decimation of Honeybee Colonies
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...
8th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed