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GVSU ED 205 Interactive Powerpoint Honeybees Final
GVSU ED 205 Interactive Powerpoint Honeybees Final
GVSU ED 205 Interactive Powerpoint Honeybees Final
GVSU ED 205 Interactive Powerpoint Honeybees Final
GVSU ED 205 Interactive Powerpoint Honeybees Final
GVSU ED 205 Interactive Powerpoint Honeybees Final
GVSU ED 205 Interactive Powerpoint Honeybees Final
GVSU ED 205 Interactive Powerpoint Honeybees Final
GVSU ED 205 Interactive Powerpoint Honeybees Final
GVSU ED 205 Interactive Powerpoint Honeybees Final
GVSU ED 205 Interactive Powerpoint Honeybees Final
GVSU ED 205 Interactive Powerpoint Honeybees Final
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GVSU ED 205 Interactive Powerpoint Honeybees Final

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A brief overview of the lifecycle of a honeybee, production of honey, and its relationship to the environment.

A brief overview of the lifecycle of a honeybee, production of honey, and its relationship to the environment.

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  • 1. The Honey Makers: A Buzzzz worthy Report An Interactive Presentation By: Stacey Gillette ED 205-16
  • 2. Table of Contents
    • Insects: Are Honey Bees Insects?
    • Where do Honey Bees Live?
    • Who Lives in the Hive ?
      • Sound Clip Link
    • Don’t Forget the Baby Bees!
    • What do Honey Bees Eat?
    • What else do Bees do?
    • Inside of the Hive
    • Honey: How do Bees do it?
      • Video Link
    • Author’s Biography
      • Email Link
    • Works Cited
      • Images Link
      • Sound Clip Link
      • Video Link
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  • 3. Insects Are Honey Bees Insects?
    • Characteristics of an Insect:
    • Always have 6 Legs
    • Always have 3 Body Sections
      • Head, Thorax, & Abdomen
    • Usually have Wings
    • Usually have Antennae
    • Honey Bee = Insect!
    Other Common Insects: Dragonfly Beetle Ant Mosquito Quit
  • 4. Where do Honey Bees Live?
    • Wild Bees have always lived in hollow trees or logs.
    • Man-made materials include: Straw, Wood, and Pottery
    • Whatever it’s made out of, a bee home is called a hive.
    Wooden Hive Tree Hive Straw Hives Clay Hive Quit
  • 5. Who Lives in the Hive? In a honey bee colony, there are 3 castes, or kinds, of bees:
    • The Queen : Her job is to lay eggs, eggs, and more eggs!
    • The Workers : They are all female bees that usually do not lay eggs. Workers do almost all the jobs in the hive.
    • The Drones : They are all the male bees. A male bee’s only job is to mate with the queen.
    Quit Queen Bee Worker Bee Drone Bee Let’s Listen to a Bee’s Buzz!
  • 6. Don’t Forget the Baby Bees!
    • In addition to the three types of bees living in the hive — there are also baby bees!
    • In order to become adult bees…the babies must go through multiple stages: egg stage, larvae stage, pupa stage, and finally, the metamorphosis stage!
    • Depending on which type of bee it is, this process can take anywhere from 16-24 days.
      • Queen bees take the least time to develop; whereas, drones and worker bees take longer.
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  • 7. What do Honey Bees Eat?
    • Bees gather nectar
      • A sweet liquid in flowers
      • Bees carry nectar in a pouch called the honey stomach
    • Bees also collect pollen
      • Tiny, colorful grains in flowers
      • Pollen grains rub off the flower and stick to the
      • bee’s fur. The bee uses her front and middle legs to pack the pollen into pollen baskets which she carries on her back legs.
    • Honey
      • Bees make this sweet liquid from nectar
      • and pollen
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  • 8. What else do Honey Bees do?
    • Bees help flowers make seeds
      • As bees visit flowers, they pollinate them. This means they carry pollen from one flower to another.
      • When a grain of pollen joins with an egg cell in a flower, a seed begins to grow.
      • Many plants cannot make seeds unless bees pollinate their flowers.
    • Bees help make food for people
      • Bees pollinate many crop plants; plants that give us our food.
      • Some examples include: apples, blueberries, squash, and oranges.
    Bees have many important tasks! A bee pollinating an apple blossom WE NEED BEES! Quit
  • 9. Inside of the Hive
    • The inside of the hive is covered with beeswax
      • The bees shape the wax into comb—thousands of little containers called cells
        • - Each cell is a six-sided hexagon shape.
    Can you count the sides? Let’s try! Quit
  • 10. Honey: How do Bees do it?
    • Bees add chemicals to the nectar from glands inside their heads.
    • The chemicals change the nectar-sugars into honey-sugars.
    • Bees then spread droplets out and fan them with their wings.
    • This dries up most of the water—leaving the honey thick, sticky, and extra-sweet.
    • *Remember: There are all types of bees—but only Honey Bees make honey!*
    • Let’s watch bees in action!
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  • 11. About the Author
    • My name is Stacey Gillette. I’m a student at Grand Valley State University. That’s in Allendale, MI.
    • My major is English and my minor is Elementary Education.
    • I hope to graduate in April of 2010 and become an elementary school teacher. I hope to teach 2 nd or 3 rd grade.
    • If you have any questions or comments, please email me!
    • Thank you for checking out my PowerPoint presentation!
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  • 12. Works Cited
    • Text
    • Cole, Joanna. The Magic School Bus: Inside a Beehive. New York: Scholastic Inc, 1996.
    • Gibbons, Gail . The Honey Makers. New York: William Morrow & Co, 1997.
    • Images
    • Degen, Bruce. The Magic School Bus: Inside a Beehive. New York: Scholastic Inc, 1996.
    • Gibbons, Gail . The Honey Makers. New York: William Morrow & Co, 1997.
    • http://images.google.com/imghp?hl=en&tab=wi
    • Sound Byte
    • http://www.entertonement.com/clips/2378/Insects/Bees/Animals/Bee-sound
    • Video
    • http://www.teachertube.com/v.php?viewkey=5cc1b8556a8868469a55
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