Beekeeper talks to KS2

Key Stage 2 were entertained by a local beekeeper on Wednesday 2nd May. The children listened sensibly and contributed thoughtfully to information about bee hives, the jobs of different bees and the process of pollination and ultimately making honey.

The children heard many facts about bees. See if you can answer these questions!

1) All bee hives have the same constant temperature throughout the year. What is this temperature?

2) If the hive is too cold bees rub together to make warmth. What do they do if the hive is too hot?

3) Fill in the blank.

Bees communicate by ________ .

a) buzzing b) dancing c) flapping their wings

4) A queen bee can produce 1,000 eggs a day. True or false?