Author:
Ken Harrison
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Education, Elementary Education, Life Science, Biology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Level:
Upper Primary
Tags:
AEA Learning Online OER Course, Bee Club, Beehive, Beekeeping, Bees, Environment, Flower Seeking Pollinators, Honey, Honey Bees, Iowa K-12 E-Curriculum, Lifecycle, Parts of a Bee, Pollen, Pollination, Pollinator, Save the Bees, Sweetvirginia.org, Thebeecause.org
License:
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike
Language:
English
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1. Hive Alive! Sweet Virginia Foundation: Bee Bodies Lesson

1. Hive Alive! Sweet Virginia Foundation: Bee Bodies Lesson

Overview

Learn how important the honey bee's body structure is to survival in the hive. This lesson includes learning objectives, material and resource lists, background information, activities, reading selections, writing assignments, a game, assessments, and support documents. See the Educator's Guide for more video links and recommended readings. 

Hive Alive! Sweet Virginia Foundation: Bee Bodies Lesson

Bee Activities

Activity 1: Bee Communities

Activity 2: Making Honey

  • The Beeman by Laurie Krebs
  • Small cartons or containers of milk
  • 3-ounce cups, 1 per student when the class is divided in half
  • Instant pudding mix
  • Teaspoon
  • Spoon or stir stick
  • Can of whipped cream