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Digital Escape Room The Honey Bee 3rd, 4th and 5th grade

Students will love this digital escape room on the honey bee.

Honey bees, or the western honey bee in particular, is known scientifically as Apis mellifera. Honey bees play a vital role in our lives. Seed plants produce fruit after pollinators such as bees and butterflies pollinate them by inadvertently transporting pollen from male to female flower parts. It is estimated that three-quarters of flowering plants require pollinators in order to produce fruit. Many agricultural crops, on the order of $14 billion dollars worth, depend upon domesticated bee hives to help with pollination, and some, such as almonds, are 100% dependent upon the honey bee for pollination. In a role more familiar to most, honey bees also collect and concentrate nectar in the production of honey.

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The honey bee is a very social insect. Honey bees live in hives within a very structured social order. Each hive contains one queen, a few hundred drones, or male bees, and the worker bees, all-female. Wild (feral) hives will contain up to 20,000 bees, while managed bees can live in colonies of up to 80,000 bees. The sole purpose of drone bees are to mate with the queen, and her sole purpose is to produce eggs. The queen lives 2 to 5 years, whereas the drones live only about 8 weeks. All housekeeping tasks in the hive are performed by the female worker bees, who constitute the majority of the hive. Most worker bees live about 6 weeks, except for those born in the late fall, who will live until the following spring. Worker bees have a barbed stinger that rips out of their abdomen upon use, which kills them and thus can. Download your copy of the digital escape room on the honey bee today.

Distance Learning Escape Room on the Honey Bee
 
Students will read informational text on Honey Bees. Students will love learning about all the importance of honey bees and how they help pollinate flowers.
 
This resource is online and self-checking. Students won’t be able to escape the room unless they have the correct answers. Incorrect codes are prompted to Try again!
 
Really no prep for teachers!  Just share the link. Great for remote learning. Works great with google classroom, but can also be shared with just a link. 

Digital Escape Room on Honey Bees!

Watch this video to see how it works:

 

This digital escape room is a fun and engaging way for your elementary science class to learn about honey bees!

 
What’s a digital escape room?
 
It’s a totally paperless digital activity.  Your class will navigate through a series of informational text passages with comprehension questions along with interactive drag-and-drop activities to obtain a set of five secret codes.
 
If the student has all the correct answers, the secret codes will allow them to “escape” from the activity and receive a congratulatory message.
 

Watch the video above to see exactly how this digital escape room works!

 
This digital resource works great with Google Classroom, but it can easily be shared with a simple link.  Anyone can use it as long as they have an internet-connected device to work on.
 
The step-by-step instructions make it easy for anyone to use.
 
It’s perfect for distance learning or a homeschooling parent looking for an engaging self-checking online activity. Try this free Digital Escape Room to see if you like them.
 

The questions are all listed before the informational text passages.

 
This helps students learn and practice the skills of  “pre-reading” – asking questions before reading, making predictions based on the questions, and referring back to the text for evidence.
 

If you want to try a fun and unique way for your 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade students to learn about honey bees, this digital escape room is exactly what you’re looking for!

 

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I am so impressed with this unit which manages to be distance learning and hands-on at the same time.  Really well thought out and engaging activities that allow students to practice each of the eight Science and Engineering Practices.  Really no prep for me!

 
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I am so impressed with this unit which manages to be distance learning and hands-on at the same time.  Really well thought out and engaging activities that allow students to practice each of the eight Science and Engineering Practices.  Really no prep for me!   Science and Engineering Practices Distance Education Unit
The elephant article was excellent but I also thought the lab on dissecting a flower was broken down so easily, even telling me where to get inexpensive flowers!  This resource helped me teach this challenging standard in an engaging way.  Worth every penny!

 
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Richard S

The elephant article was excellent but I also thought the lab on dissecting a flower was broken down so easily, even telling me where to get inexpensive flowers!  This resource helped me teach this challenging standard in an engaging way.  Worth every penny!   Structure and Function NGSS 4-LS1-1 and 4-LS1-2
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As always, Lynda provides perfect alignment with the standards.   Age of the Earth and Geologic Time Scale NGSS MS ESS1-4
Thank you so much for creating this resource! It is such a fun and engaging activity for my students, especially during distance learning.

 
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Thank you so much for creating this resource! It is such a fun and engaging activity for my students, especially during distance learning.   Honey Bee Digital Escape Distance Learning
My students loved this unit. I was able to present different elements of it throughout the month. It is hard to find interesting non-fictional, age-appropriate text for my students that they will enjoy. This was a great unit that aligned well for my students who have very different goals within the same group.

 
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Heidi J

My students loved this unit. I was able to present different elements of it throughout the month. It is hard to find interesting non-fictional, age-appropriate text for my students that they will enjoy. This was a great unit that aligned well for my students who have very different goals within the same group.   Compare and Contrast Two Texts on Reindeer
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