Honey Bees and Pollination
Learners research the importance of honey bees to Arizona agriculture. They observe and classify a variety of flowering plants that are dependent on honey bees for pollination.
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The Disappearing Honeybees: Tracking Honeybee Decline
Middle schoolers 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...
6th - 8th Math
Bee Pollen Popular
The world would be a much different place without the help of pollinators. Read about the important role bats, hummingbirds, and various insects play in plant reproduction, exploring the interdependence of living things in an ecosystem....
1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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