How Sweet It Is!
Finding resources to provide our students with hands on activities that gets the point across to the student for life lessons, are sometimes difficult to come by. This project would be the first for our school, and bring in many extended resources to help it grow. Collaborating with extension services, bee keepers association, and local bees growers will allow the students to see the impact the honey bees has on our environment and world. Many of our students grow gardens, but they the basic application to understand the science concepts of pollination to production. The bees hive will certainly give them a visual application of feeding our world. Install a honey bee hive, located in a safe position on grounds, but which would be assessable to all Ag. Students to get them involved. Students would be given specific task in caring, management, recording, documenting growth and observational activities of the bees. Other classroom instruction such as video, guest speakers, and labs will compliment the project as well in developing interest.