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Honey bee castes: a. drone (male), b. queen (reproductive female), and c. worker (non-reproductive female).

The Social Organization of Honey Bees

December 2, 2015

A honey bee colony is a superorganism, which means that together its members function like a single animal. Bees within a colony work together like the cells in a human body. They warm the colony in the winter by vibrating their wings to generate ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Conservation, Curriculum, Farm Management, Natural Resources
Tags: Ashley N. Mortensen, Beekeeping, Bryan Smith, Entomology And Nematology, James D. Ellis
Figure 1. Children can learn the science of life through the 4-H Embryology Project. Credit: Marcus Boston, UF/IFAS

Eggcellent Adventures in Classroom Embryology

October 28, 2015

Eggcellent Adventures in Classroom Embryology is about learning through experience. In most cases, when a teacher signs up to teach chicken embryology in the classroom, the teacher sets up the incubator and the teacher and class wait for the ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Curriculum, Livestock
Tags: 4-H Poultry & Embryology, 4-H Youth Development, Ag-STEM, Judy Levings, K-12 Education, Shaina Spann, Teaching

Third Grade Manatee Curriculum

July 24, 2015

This 19 fact sheet curriculum series provides a series of individual lessons covering manatee biology and ecology, as well as highlighting some of the ways that humans impact and can protect manatees. The curriculum has been written at a third ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Curriculum, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Curricula, Maia McGuire, Marine Wildlife, Ruth Francis-Floyd, Third Grade Manatee Curriculum, Threatened Or Endangered Mammals

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