Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix
Utah State University Bee Lab
The website for the USDA Bee Biology and Systematics Laboratory at Utah State University provides a glimpse into the world of bee research. This is a great resource to build background knowledge prior to teaching about bees. In addition to many technical articles, the site provides links to popular magazine and USDA Agricultural Research Service news articles on bees. Dig deeper to find pages on how to identify bumble bees of northern Utah and a guide to raising bumble bees at home.
Lessons Associated with this Resource
- Honey as a Biomolecule
- The Amazing Honey Bee
- Honey Bees: A Pollination Simulation
- Flower Power (Grades 3-5)