This week we are focusing on the life cycle of a bee. Since honey bees have been disappearing at an alarming rate since 2006, due to a phenomenon known as Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), we are also incorporating this into our study.
First, we watched this informative video on the life cycle of a honey bee.
This video shows the honey bee dance, the waggle dance
In the video below, California researchers are developing ways to ensure that we always have bees to help pollinate our crops in this video.
QUEST on KQED Public Media.
Teaching My Little BookWorm says
we have a huge honey bee colony in our front yard tree! 🙂 there are soo many bees the tree is buzzing and they are loud! 🙂
Queen to my 3 Boys says
Great timing! We are studying honey bees too – I just haven't been organized enough to post it yet. *wink*