This honeybee unit for third, fourth and fifth grades contains an interactive powerpoint (68 slides), many hands-on lessons, games, formative and summative assessments, all while learning the science behind a beehive. Explore life cycles, insects, food chains, the environment and biology. Help students understand the relationship between our food and the insects that pollinate our food. Lesson, printable worksheets, games, activities, and assessments included.
This unit meets NGSS standards:
Grade 3:EIO; A, C, E, F, G
Grade 4: LCT; A, B, C, E, F, H
Grade 5: MEE; A, D, H; ESI; H
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This unit was created by the 2006 American Honey Queen Jolene (Hoefs) McNutt and veteran teacher, Jerry Hoefs.
Included in this download:
*Interactive Powerpoint (68 slides and many links to informative videos and bonus materials)
*Create a honeycomb
*Make a bee hive pencil holder
*Instructions and evaluations for honey tasting
*Comparing Wasps and Honeybees
*Planting a bee garden directions
*Word wall words