Questions 

Pre-Activity

Pollinators Presentation

Virtual Field Trips

Helpful Habitats

Questions:

  1. What are some different types of habitats?

  2. What are some insects that benefit farmers and how do they help?

  3. What are some insects that can be devastating to farmers and how are they harmful?

  4. Name some important pollinator habitats.

  5. Describe a pollinator’s job and why it is so important.

Honey Bee Field Trip

  1. What does it mean for a honey bee hive to split?

  2. Would there be any food without pollinators?

  3. How many bees can occupy one hive at a time?

  4. What can bees make from pollen?

  5. What is the lifecycle of a bee/what different jobs can a bee have?

  6. What are the two primary food sources for honeybees?

  7. What is a swarm/why does it happen?

Wild Pollinators

  1. What are some of the main differences between the vegetation that grows in the valley versus high altitudes?

  2. What are some important aspects of pollinator habitats?

  3. What type of bee hibernates during the winter?

  4. Name the two most important alpine pollinators mentioned in this video.

  5. What kind of climate do alpine bumblebees prefer/where do they live?

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