Hive Alive!


These five lessons and accompanying background materials from Sweet Virginia Foundation, a working apiary and farm in Virginia, introduce students and teachers to the wonders of the honey bee. Learn about the structure and function of the honey bee anatomy (Bee Bodies); what makes the inside of a honey bee hive fascinating (Everybody Has a Job!); the honey bee’s roles in the community, ecosystem, and world (Tiny Bug, Huge Role); how honey bees manage their community (Swarm); and how honey is made and used (Honey).