Words of Wisdom: Three Lessons from a Superorganism

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July 22, 2020

Words of Wisdom: Three Lessons from a Superorganism

As a teacher, I can’t help but look for lessons that can be learned from this time of pandemic and national unrest over police violence and racial injustice. One of those lessons is how people can accomplish more when they work together as a team. We’ve seen it in the […]
July 21, 2020

Beepods Lab: A Look Inside

So, you have a Beepod, but you want to learn more about bees before the school year starts. Or remotely starts. Good plan. Come with me. I want to take you inside Beepods Lab. When it comes to learning about sustainable beekeeping, this is your one-stop-shop. In just one season […]
July 17, 2020

Why Honey Bees Need Water and How You Can Provide It

It’s sticky and humid out. You feel the sweat drip down your back as the bright sun blasts your exposed skin. There’s nothing more satisfying at that moment than a cold beverage, a glass of refreshing water to hydrate you in the summer heat. We’re not alone in our love […]
July 16, 2020

How to Keep Your Bees Safe While Working Around the Hive

With beekeeping, any mention of “safety” is usually concerning a beekeeper’s protection. But today we’re going to talk about safety for the other half of the beekeeping equation… the bees! Sure, beekeepers should protect themselves as they go about their work. But it’s just as important that we protect our […]
July 14, 2020

Bee Smart: Life Skills from the Hive

Let’s face it, our students will forget much of what we teach them. But we hope that they remember those life skills which will guide them in everything they do. As with other matters, we can turn to the honey bee as an example of how to work together for […]