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Bee Research. By Ms. Kuykendall’s Class 2007. Honeybees and Honey. Honeybees make honey so they have food to eat. By William, Devin and Franklin. Honeybees cannot get nectar in the winter so they must make plenty of honey to survive.

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Bee research

Bee Research

By Ms. Kuykendall’s Class

2007


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Honeybees and Honey

Honeybees make honey so they have food to eat.

By William, Devin and Franklin


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Honeybees cannot get nectar in the winter so they must make plenty of honey to survive.


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A honeybee can visit up to 10,000 flowers a day to get nectar and pollen. That makes only one teaspoon of honey.


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It takes nectar and pollen from one million flowers to make one pound of honey.


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Egg

  • The queen bee lays many eggs. This is the first stage of a bee’s life. The worker bee takes 21 days to become an adult. The drone takes 24 and the queen takes 16 days.


Larva

Larva

  • The baby bee is very small at this stage.

  • It takes 3 days to become a pupa.


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Pupa

  • A pupa is a little white worm.

  • The pupa spins a silky cocoon around itself during this stage.


Adult

Adult

  • The drone lives 1 to 2 seasons.

  • Queen bees live 3 to 5 years.

  • The worker lives 3 weeks.


Where do honeybees live

Where do honeybees live?

By Patrick, Simon, Monica and Julia


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They live in all parts of the world except the Arctic and Antarctic.


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The honeybees live in a colony in a bee hive.


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60,000 honeybees live in a hive.


What jobs do honeybees have

What Jobs Do Honeybees Have

By: Brenda , Megan , J.T. , and Shayne


Worker bees

Worker Bees

Worker Bees build honeycombs, feed the larva, clean the hive, and build honeycomb.


Drone bees

Drone Bees

The drone bees mate with the queen bee.


Queen bees

Queen Bees

The queen bee lays eggs and is the ruler of the hive.


The honeymakers

The Honeymakers

By : Anna , Elena, Dylan , and Jenny


Making honey

Making Honey

  • First, a field bee collects nectar

  • Next the honeybee turns the nectar into sweet honey


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  • Finally the honey is put into cells called honeycombs and then a cap of bees wax is put onto the top of the honeycomb

  • Then a beekeeper comes and puts the honey in bottles to sell to people


Interesting facts

Interesting Facts

  • It takes one million flowers to make a pound of honey

  • The female workers collect the nectar


More interesting facts

More Interesting Facts

  • The taste and color depends on the nectar

  • They take it back to the hive in a honey stomach


References

References

  • www.factsforlearning

  • PBS video on PBS.org


Honey bee communication

Honey Bee Communication

By:Justen, Shoyhn, Christina, and Shelby


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Round Dance

Honeybees communicate one way by doing a dance called the round dance which tells the estimate of the distance between the hive and the flowers.


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Wagging Dance

Honeybees also have another dance called the wagging dance that they use to say the exact distance between the hive and the flowers.


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Pheromone

Honeybees also smell to communicate. The smell is called pheromone. The worker bees smell this and it tells them if they can get back to work or have to help the queen.


How honeybees help flowers and crops

HOW HONEYBEES HELP FLOWERS AND CROPS

KAVON,OLIVIA,HELENA,

YESSENIA


Bees pollinate the same plant for several days

Bees pollinate the same plant for several days.

A bee is searching for a blossom.


A honeybee pollinates crops and helps make seeds

A honeybee pollinates crops and helps make seeds.

Pollen will stick to a honeybee’s body.


The seeds grow and soon become fruit

The seeds grow and soon become fruit.


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