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Science curriculum for K—5th grades.

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Bees usually make yellow honey from sweet yellow nectar. These bees made blue and red honey! What sweet thing did they eat?
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The bees that made blue honey ate blue sugar from M&Ms! The bees that made red honey drank red, sugary cherry juice.
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This beekeeper is pulling up carpet in a bedroom to get under the floor. Why do you think he’s doing this?
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He heard a buzzing sound under the floor and look what he found! It’s an entire beehive.
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Check out this giant swarm of bees. They followed this car for days. Why do you think the bees won’t leave this car alone?
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A special bee, the queen bee, accidentally got trapped in the car! The swarm was trying to "save" her! Look how large the queen is.
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Imagine you wanted to move bees to a different place. What could you use that wouldn’t hurt them? Think like an inventor!
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People use vacuum cleaners to move bees! This kind of vacuum safely sucks up bees in a bucket so people can move them.
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These all look like bees, but only one is a real bee. Which one do you think is the bee? Why? What do you think the others are?
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Here’s the honey bee!
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Here’s a wasp! Most honey bees look “furrier” than wasps. That's one way you can usually tell bees and wasps apart.
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Here’s a fly and a beetle! The fly has very large eyes. The beetle’s legs spread more to the side and its wings are hidden.
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We’ve been talking a lot about honey bees, but there are TONS of different kinds of bees - like this blue bee and this super fuzzy bee!
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