Bee Factoryby: David Alexander

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By having students role-play the responsibilities of bees to create a simulation of a honeybee hive. Students will be able to understand the structure of a honeybee hive and how different types of bees help the hive function. This sample chapter also includes the Table of Contents, Preface, Introduction, How to Use this Book, Educating With Insects in the Classroom and Field, Safety Practices for Outdoors and in the Classroom, Lessons for Prekindergarten Learners, and Index.

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  • on Wed Feb 15, 2012 9:51 PM

The chapter describes how to use student to simulate the actions of bees in a beehive. In a world of 'online' simulations, using simple methods is a great idea. Especially at the K-4 age. Students need to practice working together in face to face contexts as well.

Susan German  (Hallsville, MO)
Susan German (Hallsville, MO)

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