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This guide contains information about the honey bee, honey and ecological threats to this insect.
Threats to Bees
Videos and Interactives
Science Grades K-6
Bees: A Honey of an Idea
This colourful and interactive site about bees is from the Canada Agriculture Museum. Learn about bees, pollination, life in the hive and beekeeping.
Bees and Sustainability
Students can learn why bees make honey, about the colony and different bees in the colony. Along with colourful images, this site has additional information about bees and sustainability.
Canadian Encyclopedia: Bee
This extensive article includes information about bees' habitat, distribution, reproduction and biology. The article also has information about pollination and threats to bees.
Canadian Honey Council: Bee Facts
Get some facts and trivia about honey bees from the Canadian Honey Council.
CBC Kids: 5 fun facts about bees
This article has 5 interesting facts about bees, including their role in pollination and their reputation as hard workers.
CBC Kids: Bee or Wasp?
This article explains the differences between bees and wasps. Check out the video at the end of the article. The video is about 50,000 honeybees that were removed from a home in Ontario.
DK Find Out: Bee Colonies
See pictures of the different bees that inhabit a colony: the queen, drones and workers. Go all the way to the bottom of the page for fast facts about bees.
Honeybee Centre: About Honeybees
Learn about life in a bee hive and the roles of the different members in the hive: drones, workers, and queens.
National Geographic Kids: Honeybees
This National Geographic animal profile about honeybees has facts, photos and maps.
San Diego Zoo: Bees
The San Diego Zoo has created a colourful guide to bees, with facts and images.
Pollinators - Busy doing what?
Check out this great video about pollinators; it's interesting and informative. There's also a link to the Hinterland bumble bee profile.
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