Students study the differences and be able to differentiate between the honey bee, bumble bee, paper wasp, and yellow jacket.
Students learn about the various ways bees and other animals defend themselves.
Students will develop awareness of the fable literary form by discussing the terms anthropomorphic and personification, and will understand that authors write fables to point out or criticize problems and to impart moral lessons. Students will discuss and understand what a moral is. Students will write a fable with a beginning, middle and end, and with a moral in hopes of redefining traditional fables for our modern world.
- University of Arizona
- Ash Friend and Amber Bailey
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Students learn about honey bee communication through participation in two specific dances. This lesson offers a glimpse of the cooperative efforts required for honey bee survival.
Students will learn about our human senses and how they compare to that of a honey bee, specifically with regard to the sense of smell. Students will test each other's ability to differentiate between different odors.
Students learn about the importance of honey bees to agriculture and are introduced to the complex world of flowering plants. Students will observe flowering plants and count the numbers of bees that visit during a specific period of time. Students will also examine flowers and identify characteristics and parts of flowering plants.
This lesson is to introduce students to the Islamic religion and the spread of Islam. The overarching goal is for students to find the commonality in the monotheisms and gain an appreciation and tolerance for each religion.