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All about honey bees

  1. 1. All About Honey Bees By Mrs. Tufnail’s Grade Ones
  2. 3. Appearance <ul><li>Honey bees have 4 wings </li></ul><ul><li>Honey bees have golden stripes </li></ul><ul><li>Honey bees have 6 legs </li></ul><ul><li>Honey bees are black and yellow </li></ul><ul><li>The queen honey bee has an extra-large abdomen </li></ul>
  3. 5. Habitat <ul><li>Honey bees live all over the world </li></ul><ul><li>Honey bees live in hollow trees </li></ul><ul><li>Honey bees live in hives </li></ul><ul><li>The cells have 6 sides </li></ul>
  4. 7. Making Honey <ul><li>Bees make yummy honey </li></ul><ul><li>The wax covering needs to come off for the honey to come out </li></ul><ul><li>A brush removes the bees </li></ul><ul><li>A spinner removes the honey. </li></ul>
  5. 8. Good Things Bees Do <ul><li>Honey bees make beeswax </li></ul><ul><li>Bees take pollen on their legs to other flowers </li></ul><ul><li>Bees help more flowers grow </li></ul>
  6. 9. Bee-haviour <ul><li>Bees talk with antennae. </li></ul><ul><li>Bees fan their wings to cool the hive. </li></ul><ul><li>Bees will swarm to look for a new home </li></ul><ul><li>Bees dance to tell where flowers are. </li></ul>
  7. 10. Roles of the Bees <ul><li>Queens fight to control hive </li></ul><ul><li>Drones die before workers </li></ul><ul><li>Drones are boys. </li></ul><ul><li>Worker bees are girls </li></ul><ul><li>Queen lays more than 1,000 eggs in a day </li></ul>
  8. 12. Other Interesting Facts <ul><li>Beekeepers wear white to keep the bees calm </li></ul><ul><li>Stingers are used for protection </li></ul><ul><li>Many honey bees are dying </li></ul><ul><li>Bees recognize each other </li></ul><ul><li>Bees can smell flowers a long way away </li></ul><ul><li>Honey bees are insects </li></ul><ul><li>Pollen and nectar are food for bees. </li></ul>
  9. 14. The End

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