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Busy Bees

Busy Bees

Program Description

In this interactive workshop, students discover the important role bees play in pollination, as well as the dangers they face. Students handle beekeeping tools, taste different types of honey, and watch bees at work in the museum’s observation hive.

Consult this Educational Activity Kit for ideas to extend the learning — and the fun! Busy Bees Educational Activity Kit

Curriculum Links

Kindergarten Science and Technology Preschool  Competency 5 — To construct his/her understanding of the world
Grades 1 to 3
Science and Technology —
Understanding Life Systems
Cycle 1
Science and Technology —
To explore the world of science and technology
Cycle 2
Science and Technology —
To make the most of scientific and technological tools, objects, and procedures

Please see the following document for more detailed curriculum links: Ontario Quebec

Teacher Tips

Dress appropriately for farm and weather conditions. Make name tags to help the Museum Educator build rapport with students. Bring lunch to eat in the outdoor picnic area. To prepare, see more pre-visit tips or download the pre-visit information PDF.


$9 per student, $1 per chaperone (group leader is free).
A minimum fee of $135 will be charged per group.


To reserve this program, please complete the online reservation request form.

Bee Odyssey mobile game

Download a free version of Bee Odyssey now on iTunes or Google Play.

Click here to read more on the Bee Odyssey mobile game.


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