Explore the complex inner workings of a bee hive, and discover the incredible adaptations that make bees vital to pollination!
This presentation investigates how the bee has adapted to become a supreme pollinator, through examination of the honey bee’s unique anatomy, intricate colony structure, and creative methods of communication.
Go behind the scenes of a bee hive, to examine 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.
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