Who Could Bee Pollinating the Flowers?
Students view a video, read books and explore websites about bees and their role in pollination. They discuss a bee's life cycle, use paper to create a honeycomb and write a cooperative report about bees.
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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
Impact of Climate Change on Bees in Eastern Forests: Pollination in Action
Who needs bees? We do! Kids get a chance to understand the pollination process, and the important role bees play in our environment. They play a really great game that shows them how bees normally act versus how bees act when...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
This Vibrating Bumblebee Unlocks a Flower's Hidden Treasure
Some plants lock their pollen up until feeling the correct password. The video explains buzz pollination and how it differs from the pollination of other types of flowering plants. It lists multiple plants that require it and...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Bees Can See the Invisible
What do bees use to get rid of tangles? A honey-comb! The video focuses on how bees instinctively find flowers — their eyes view the world differently than ours. They also seem to be guided by electric charges because the bees have a...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Who Are Flowers Trying to Seduce?
Learn the tricks plants use to attract insects and animals in their quest for pollination. A thorough video lesson describes plant adaptations that meet their reproductive needs. From bees to rodents to bats, the narrator describes how...
2 mins 6th - 12th Science 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