HMNS at Hermann Park
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The Buzz About Bees

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Explore the complex inner workings of a bee hive, and discover the unique adaptations that make bees vital to pollination.

Bugs On Wheels: The Buzz About Bees uncovers the fascinating world of bees, highlighting their importance to pollination and the foods we eat every day!

Investigate how the bee has adapted to become a supreme pollinator, through examination of the honey bee’s unique anatomy, complex colony structure, and creative methods of communication.

Study the inner workings of a bee hive, as this presentation explores the highly specialized roles bees perform, how they make honey, and how they raise their young. Finally, delve into the basics of beekeeping, while learning about the beneficial products bees provide.

Have you ever wondered why a honeycomb has six sides? Or how many bees it takes to create one pound of honey? Book this program, and discover the buzz about bees!


Download TEKS-based curriculum below.

These documents include specific TEKS correlations, activities to prepare your class for the outreach presentation, vocabulary covered in the presentation, and activities to reinforce what students have learned.


Pair with other programs in an Outreach Package!
  • Add on a Wildlife On Wheels program and a presentation of Docents To Go: Oceans to have the Animal Adaptations package! Take a tour around Texas by focusing on Texas wildlife, Native Americans, energy resources (available in Fall 2015), and the stars over the Lone Star State in the Traversing Texas package! Focus on forensics with the Crime Scene Exploration package by adding a ConocoPhillips Science On Stage Cool Chemistry presentation!
HMNS at Hermann Park

5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
(713) 639-4629


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HMNS at Sugar Land

13016 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
(281) 313-2277


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George Observatory

21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas 77461
(281) 242-3055

Hours
Tuesday - Saturday By Reservation
Saturdays 3:00PM - 10:00PM
Saturdays (DST) 3:00PM - 11:00PM
DST = Daylight Savings Time.
Please call for holiday hours. Entry to Brazos Bend State Park ends at 9:30 p.m. daily
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