Classroom Resources for Teachers


Enchanted Learning:Bees –  Printables
First School: Bees – Printables
PBS: Tales from the Hive – – Excellent visuals, including photos, and research
Preschool – Bees Theme –  integrated ideas submitted by teachers
Virtual Vine: Busy, Busy Bees –  Excellent integrated unit


Discovery Education

Lesson Plans for Grades 6-8


Science Fair Projects and Experiments: Bees and Wasps

All Grade Levels: Elementary through High School


Honey Bee Science Activities for Kids



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

– 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” (


Honeybee video – life and style