Online Resources for Educators
American Beekeeping Federation
Learn about the history and mission of the American Beekeeping Federation. Also find resources for lesson plans, videos, games, and children’s books about bees.
The Bee Cause Project
Find hive installation tutorials, instructions on getting a hive grant, curriculum resources, and other program support.
From beekeeping FAQs to bee events just for kids, Bee Girl helps everyone to get involved with bees.
The Bee Informed Partnership
Bee Informed is a not-for-profit collaboration that is working to understand the decline in the bee population in the United States. Find out more about their research methods and sign up for regular blog or email updates.
A comprehensive lesson plan on bees for grades 6 – 8.
The Honey Bee Conservancy
Find lesson plans for all things bee, from pollination to bee communication.
Kentucky State Beekeepers Association
Find grade-specific lesson plans about honey bees and pollinators.
National Park Service
Find a middle school curriculum for a “Bee Week” that covers honey bees, flowers, and pollination.
PBS Learning Media
“Be a Bee” full lesson plan with additional resources.
Resources on pollinators, including honey bees, for anyone interested in beekeeping, pollinator-friendly gardening, and more.
Find five lesson plans, each focused on a different aspect of the honey bee, with activities and additional readings and resources.