activities go along with my other articles, making a complete
bee unit study.
The more flowers you
have the more bees you will attract. Lets say you plant 5 flowers and attract
2 bees. As your flowers double so do the amount of bees you attract. How
many bees would you attract if you planted 10 flowers, 20 flowers, or 30
Draw and label each stage
of the honey bee.
Use Bee words in your
spelling list this week.
Bees produce wax from
their thorax. Do you produce any wax?
Bees communicate by dancing.
Have you ever seen anyone who communicates by dance? Try to see someone
doing interpretive dance or hula dancing.
Honey Bees were first
brought to America from Holland in 1638. They were German or Black bees.
What other animals can you name that do not live in America? What foods
can you name that came from other countries?
Later Bees were brought
from Italy and Holland and other countries in Europe, Asia, and North Africa.
Label a world map with the continents and color in the areas where the
bees came from. Try this web site for a free, printable blank world map.
( While you're there, have a look around; it's a great site! )
A honey bee will fly from
one apple blossom to another apple blossom, staying with the same kind
of blossom. What would happen if it went from an apple blossom to a cherry
blossom and then to a plum tree?
Killer Honey Bees are
originally from Africa where they have quite a few natural predators. What
happened when the Bees were moved to Brazil where they had few predators?
What other examples can you give of nature going crazy when manipulated
Make a bee notebook. Keep
all your bee related information in this notebook.