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Doing2Learn European Project. Lesson about how to make honey.

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  • MAKING HONEY
    • A HONEYBEE’S WORK
  • DEFINITION OF HONEY
    • Honey is the sweet pale substance, produced by honeybees from nectar or honeydew.
    • The bees store the honey into the hives and this substance serves of food in times of adverse weather.
    • Beekeepers make honey with domestic bees which works into artificial hives.
  • BEE’S HARVEST
    • The first stage of bees labour is the harvesting of nectar in the flower. The bees are organized in society and the harvesting is the work of “foraging bees”.
    • Foraging bees aspire with their trunks nectar that is in the flower. The nectar of the flower contains honeydew which is composed of pollinator insects’ dung.
  • BEE’S HARVEST
    • During the return flight, the foraging bee begins to develop the honey in its crop with an enzyme that is mixed with nectar in order to get a substance which is composed of glucose and sucrose.
  • BEE’S WORK INTO THE HIVES
    • Once arrived in the hive, the bee regurgitates the nectar to a “recipient bee” that regurgitates and re-ingests the nectar, which is rich in water, mixing it with saliva and digestive juices to dry it.
    • This manufacturing process will keep the honey longer.
  • BEE’S WORK INTO THE HIVES
    • Then, thin honey layers are settled on the artificial cells provided by the beekeeper. With this process the honey is stored into the hive, that has a very hot temperature inside, this allows water to evaporate partially.
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