Bee Detective: Discover the Culprit Behind Declining Bee Populations

Project-based learning

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Our world is losing bees, the pollinators that contribute to our ecosystem in many ways, at an alarming rate. While many hypotheses exists regarding the reasons bees are disappearing, concrete answers do not exist. Through The Nature Conservatory, Nature Works Everywhere has developed a project-based learning activity to explore colony collapse disorder (CCD). This project allows students to serve as worker bees and the teacher plays the role of queen as the class examines possible causes of and solutions to this important problem.

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