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Darwin Inspired Learning: Ages 11-14

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Inspire young scientists to investigate the natural world, promote an understanding and excitement about how the environment works and how we affect it with four unit modules. Scholars investigate Darwin’s research into bees, consider...
10 Items in Curriculum Set
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Experimental Science Biology Packs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
With the help of the Experimental Science Biology Packs, young scientists can conduct experiments at home that don’t require expensive equipment. To begin the 10-part series, scholars investigate the presence and activity of amylase—an...
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Sustainable Design and Biomimicry in a Desert Ecosystem

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Challenge young engineers to design a sustainable guest village in Arizona’s Saguaro National Park. A collection of four lessons and five activities provide designers with all the information they need to complete the challenge of living...
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Perfect Plants and Precious Pollinators

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Did you know that almost one-third of all plants consumed by humans are dependent on insect pollination? Find out what the "buzz" is all about and share this knowledge with your bright-eyed and bushy-tailed students. Spring into plant...
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Darwin’s Bees

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What do you call a bee born in May? A maybe! This first lesson in a series of four begins with a starter activity to get scholars thinking about the topic. Then a circus, or circuit of seven activities, show Darwin's research into bee...
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Why Do Honeybees Love Hexagons?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Float like a butterfly, think like a bee! Build a huge hive, hexagonally! Find out the reason that hexagons are the most efficient storage shape for the honeybees' honeycombs. This neat little video would be a sweet addition to your life...
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The Case of the Vanishing Honeybees

For Students 6th - 9th
It's time for CSI: Honeybees! The numbers of domesticated honeybees in the US have been diminishing at an astounding rate, and investigators are out to find out why. The included video features three possible explanations and illuminates...
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Killer Bees

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Learn about the killer bees in Central America's rainforests in this fantastic video. It discusses why these native honey bees are in danger and why it is important to keep them safe!
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Pollination, Plants and Insects

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The pollination of milkweed involves a high risk for the bees and butterflies involved. Though the nectar is sweet and delicious, the pollen is very sticky. If a bee is not strong enough to pull the pollen free, he will be stuck and die....
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For Teachers 4th - 12th
The Japanese honeybees have developed a special defense against the deadly hornets. Watch this video to learn their strategy for survival.
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Inside the Bee Hive

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Take a daring dive into the depths of a bee hive to observe how these large colonies work together to gather pollen to produce honey. These bees are busy indeed and even have their own way of communicating. Check out this video to learn...
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Giant Honey Bees - Life in the Undergrowth

For Teachers 4th - 12th
The biggest of all honey bees are shown in this video: the giant honey bee. A brave researcher reaches extremely tall heights to show viewers how the bees protect themselves.
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Bee vs. Jumping Spider

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Watch this battle between the jumping spider and an oblivious honey bee. Viewers will see how these jumping spiders use all eight of their eyes and all eight of their legs to hunt.
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Bill Nye The Science Guy on Insects

For Students 3rd - 7th
Queen Latifah makes a cameo in this Bill Nye episode on insects. The facts taught are that the queen bee is in charge of a bee colony, ants can dig tunnels, and exoskeletons support, strengthen, and protect the insect's body. While you...
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Cause and Effect Relationships - Silence of the Bees

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Why are bees disappearing? Explore cause and effect relationships with this interesting question. As the detailed lesson plan indicates, start by brainstorming some of the possible effects the disappearance of bees would have on the...
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Elmo's World: Imagine Bugs

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Dorothy the fish has a great imagination. Today she imagines Elmo as a spider, a firefly, and a bee.
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Nancy Odell: Pollinate

For Teachers Pre-K - K
With Nancy Odell's help, students learn what pollination means. She interviews a bee and a flower to ask them to describe pollination. A bee then talks about how he takes pollen from one flower to another. It's a creative way to discuss...
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Honeybee Hullaballoo

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Bees and honey are discussed in this film. As children dance the Honeybee Hullaballoo, a narrator explains the process of pollination and how bees make honey.
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Career Connections | Agricultural Inspector

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
See what the buzz is all about! A short video details what it is like to be an agricultural inspector who specialized in apiaries. 
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Egg Carton Nursery

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Observe nature in action. Young biologists make plant nurseries from cardboard egg cartons. Once the seeds sprout, they move the flowering plants outside and make observations of bees that pollinate the flowers.
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Licking Bees and Pulping Trees: The Reign of a Wasp Queen

For Students 6th - 12th
The life of a wasp queen is detailed in a short animated video that follows her attempts to emerge from hibernation, locate a nesting place, and create a new colony. 
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Insect Picture Word Cards

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Creepy crawly insects! Learn the names of 12 different insects, including ladybugs, cicadas, and katydids. Each card features a picture of the insect as well as its name in large letters.
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2017 AP® Biology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
With AP Biology remaining the most popular AP science exam, many teachers need help preparing. The College Board offers the actual free-response questions from the 2017 test covering pollination, germination, and more. Scholars learn the...
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Why Protect Pollinators?

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Would you rather having biting flies or chocolate? The question may seem absurd, but cocoa trees rely on pollination from biting flies. Viewers come to understand the importance of pollinators to our food supply, flowers, and entire...