Unit Goal: Children learn about the special features of honeybees and their important role in helping transfer pollen from one flower to another.
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- Pollination. Children will investigate how a honeybee's legs help transfer pollen from flower to flower.
- Honey. Children will explore how honeybees use their proboscis to collect nectar to make honey.
- Scent of a Bee. Children will learn that honeybees use their antennas to smell, and that honeybees living in the same hive have the same scent.
- Bee Dance. Children will be able to describe how honeybees use body movement to communicate the location of a flower.
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