Busy Bees

bees

Program Description

In this interactive workshop, your students will discover the important role of bees in pollination, as well as the dangers they face. Students will handle beekeeping tools, taste different types of honey, and watch bees at work in the museum’s observation hive.

Consult this Educational Activity Kit for ideas to extend the learning — and the fun!

BUSY BEES EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITY KIT

Curriculum Links

ONTARIO QUEBEC
Kindergarten Science and Technology Preschool Competency 5 — To construct his/her understanding of the world
Grades 1 to 3 Science and Technology —
Understanding Life Systems
Elementary Cycle 1 Science and Technology —
To explore the world of science and technology
    Elementary Cycle 2 Science and Technology —
To make the most of scientific and technological tools, objects, and procedures

Please see the following document for more detailed curriculum links:

Ontario Quebec

Teacher Tips

Dress appropriately for farm and weather conditions. Make name tags to help the Museum Educator build rapport with students. Bring lunch to eat in the outdoor picnic area. To prepare, see more pre-visit tips or download the pre-visit information PDF.

Fees

$9 per student, $1 per chaperone (group leader is free).
Includes Museum admission.
A minimum fee of $135 will be charged per group.

CAFM
Canada Agriculture and Food Museum
Grade Level:
JK - Grade 3 (Ontario)
Preschool - Elementary Cycle 2 (Quebec)
Fee
$9 per student
Duration
90 minutes
Dates Offered
September to June
Program Location
At the Museum