Classroom Resources for Teachers

 

Africanized Honey Bees Lesson – http://ag.arizona.edu/pubs/insects/ahb/ This page has grade cluster materials and activities options.
Bees – http://ag.arizona.edu/pubs/insects/ahb/gradek.html 8 lessons on bees for K-3
Bees and Honey – http://www.kohala.net/bees/ Research
Enchanted Learning:Bees – http://www.enchantedlearning.com/themes/bees.shtml  Printables
First School: Bees – http://www.first-school.ws/activities/crafts/animals/insects/bee.htm Printables
PBS: Tales from the Hive – http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/bees/ – Excellent visuals, including photos, and research
Preschool – Bees Theme – http://www.everythingpreschool.com/themes/bees/index.htm  integrated ideas submitted by teachers
Virtual Vine: Busy, Busy Bees – http://thevirtualvine.com/bees.html  Excellent integrated unit

 

Iowa State University Entomology Department

K-4 Lesson Plans

     http://www.ent.iastate.edu/zoo/lessonplans/honeybee

 

Discovery Education

Lesson Plans for Grades 6-8

     http://www.discoveryeducation.com/teachers/free-lesson-plans/bees.cfm

 

Science Fair Projects and Experiments: Bees and Wasps

All Grade Levels: Elementary through High School

http://www.juliantrubin.com/fairprojects/zoology/bees.html

 

Honey Bee Science Activities for Kids

http://blog.growingwithscience.com/2010/05/honey-bees-science-activities-for-kids/

 

Science Kidswww.sciencekids.co.nz

Fun science and technology for kids – A fabulous website about honeybee hives, queen bees, worker bees, and drones.

 

Vanishing Beesa video documentary takes a piercing investigative look at the economic, political and the ecological implications of the worldwide disappearance of the honeybee.

 

City Of Bees – a children’s guide to bees video

 

HoneybeeApis mellifera — 14 short videos

www.arkive.org

– Honey bee overview

– Watch honey bee eggs and larvae in cells, emerging from cells, and adults performing the waggle dance

– View a honey bee swarm.

– Watch worker bees tend to a newly hatched Queen

 

PBS Video:  Flight of the Honey Bees

Meet David Hackenberg, a commercial beekeeper, and discover how important honey bees are to food production.

 

A high-speed short….”Apis Mellifera: Honey Bee” (Vimeo.com)

 

Honeybee video – life and style

www.guardian.com