Bee Facts: November 2020

Bee Facts: November 2020

Tunes for Christmas! So with the winter set to come, we thought it was time for an update. Here’s some awesome facts about our bee friends:

bee fact #98

Honeybee Fact 98

There are over 20,000 different species of bee, found on every continent except Antarctica.

Source: https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/2002-bees-fun-facts

bee fact #99

Honeybee Fact 99

Honey has been shown to have many health benefits both when eaten and when applied to the skin. The darker the honey the better.

Source: https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/2002-bees-fun-facts

 

bee fact #100

Honeybee Fact 100

Honeybees (Apis mellifera) are the most important pollinators of many cultivated food crops and other flowering plants. These plants would be in trouble without bees, and so would we.

Source: https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/83-honey-bee-heroes

bee fact #101

Honeybee Fact 101

Honeybees get their food from flowers. Nectar contains energy-giving sugars and is collected to be eaten by adults and larvae.

Source: https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/83-honey-bee-heroes