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Butterflies And Bees

24 minutes 59 seconds

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A close up of a single bee on a honeycomb. Caption: Connected to the thorax are wings.

Explores the world of butterflies and bees. Segment 1, The Lives of Butterflies and Moths. Describes the four stages of the life cycle of the butterfly and moth: egg, larva (caterpillar), pupa, and adult butterfly or moth. Shows how their diet and defense systems are necessary for survival. Segment 2, Bees and Plants. Explains pollination and why plants depend on bees for survival. Suggested classroom activities follow each segment.

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Runtime: 24 minutes 59 seconds

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Grade Level: 10 - 12
Honeycomb covered in bees. Caption: As soon as the forager bee returns to its hive,
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Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Grade Level: 1 - 3
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Grade Level: 2 - 6
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Grade Level: 2 - 6
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Grade Level: 5 - 8