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.

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GVSU ED 205 Interactive Powerpoint Honeybees Final

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