<![CDATA[Memorial School Technology - Bee Resources]]>Wed, 09 Mar 2016 23:36:38 -0800Weebly<![CDATA[September Check-In]]>Wed, 03 Sep 2014 02:36:45 GMThttp://memorialcomputers.weebly.com/bee-resources/september-check-in
<![CDATA[Why Are We Losing Our Honey Bees?]]>Mon, 16 Dec 2013 15:28:58 GMThttp://memorialcomputers.weebly.com/bee-resources/why-are-we-losing-our-honey-beesEssential Questions:
1.  What are some of the theories behind why 1 out of 3 beehives are dying?

2.  What are some steps humans can take to help prevent bee loss?

3.  Who do you think should be responsible for saving the honey bees?

Great links for videos about bee loss:

Ted Talk

NBC News on Pesticide Impact

Colony Collapse Disorder = Bee Stress

California Almond Pollination]]>
<![CDATA[Powerful Pollinators]]>Wed, 11 Dec 2013 16:25:50 GMThttp://memorialcomputers.weebly.com/bee-resources/powerful-pollinators
Returning to the hive after a successful outing. Notice the full pollen baskets on the lower lady's legs.
Honey bees are powerful pollinators.  One out of every 3 bites of food we eat needs pollination!  How does pollination work?  Check out some of these links to find out:

Bee Pollination Process

Bees and Pollination

Pollination Video
<![CDATA[Introducing....]]>Mon, 09 Dec 2013 15:13:56 GMThttp://memorialcomputers.weebly.com/bee-resources/introducingPicture
Did you know that one out of every 3 bites of food you take requires pollination?  Honey bees are a type of insect that pollinate.

Here is a quick intro to the honey bee:
Honey Bees in America

Here is a slideshow of our family taking care of our honey bees, from hiving the package, to checking the frames:  

What would your supermarket look like if the bees died off?  Article here.  Photo courtesy Whole Foods Market.