Information about bees for second graders

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information about bees for second graders

Honeybees and Frenemies by Kristi Wientge

Twelve-year-old Flor faces a bittersweet summer with a pageant, a frenemy, and a hive full of honey.

It’s the summer before eighth grade and Flor is stuck at home and working at her family’s mattress store, while her best friend goes off to band camp (probably to make new friends). It becomes even worse when she’s asked to compete in the local honey pageant. This means Flor has to spend the summer practicing her talent (recorder) and volunteering (helping a recluse bee-keeper) with Candice, her former friend who’s still bitter about losing the pageant crown to Flor when they were in second grade. And she can’t say no.

Then there’s the possibility that Flor and her family are leaving to move in with her mom’s family in New Jersey. And with how much her mom and dad have been fighting lately, is it possible that her dad may not join them? Flor can’t let that happen. She has a lot of work to do.
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Life Cycle of a Honey Bee (FOR KIDS)

Although not everyone may think so, bees are insects that have many important purposes.
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Bee Facts & Worksheets

Over 20, species of bees live on Earth , but only honeybees make honey. Besides making this sweet, delicious treat, honeybees have developed a remarkable system of organization. In fact, she spends most of her life inside the hive, lying around. The workers probably have the best, but hardest, job. They work together to build cells for the baby bees.

There are about 20, different species of bees in the world.
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Bumble Bees

Calling all budding — or should we say buzz -ing — young naturalists! This means that they help other plants grow! Bees transfer pollen between the male and female parts, allowing plants to grow seeds and fruit. Honey bees live in hives or colonies. The members of the hive are divided into three types:.

Check out our awesome range of animal facts for kids and learn some fun trivia about our friends in the animal kingdom. Check out our fun bee, bumblebee, honey bee and wasp facts for kids. Learn about different types of bees in a colony such as the queen, workers, soldiers, and drones, where do wasps like to build nests and much more. Read on and enjoy our interesting information about bees and wasps. There are 9 different families of bees and around 20, known species. Some common types of 'social' hive inhabiting bees include the Honey bee, The Africanized Honeybee, or 'killer bee' and the Bumble bee.


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