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Becker Bee Buzz 10.15: Complexities of Bee Husbandry

Becker Bee Buzz 10.15: Complexities of Bee Husbandry

In the last two months, I’ve noticed that the bees in the Freddy Mercury hive have become increasingly aggressive and defensive of their hive. The last two visits were particularly "hot". At first I thought that high humidity or heat was causing them to be ornery....

Pumpkin Science

Pumpkin Science

In this class, we bring the pumpkin into the lab. Measure, weight, count, eat and learn about pumpkins and more.

Introduction to Compost

Introduction to Compost

This week's Virtual Green Classroom Lesson is all about compost. Compost can be used to help soil retain water and fertilize lawns and gardens without chemicals. It's nature's way of recycling natural materials. What is compost? Compost is GREEN organic matter such as...

Mapping: Two Lesson Plans To View Our World

Mapping: Two Lesson Plans To View Our World

Maps are invaluable tools that help us navigate our world, connect us with neighbors, link us to our past, situate our stories, and inspire us. Maps can be spatial, temporal, linear, and three dimensional. They can be based on memory, they can be impressions, or they can represent exact dimensions. Creating and sharing maps is as important as learning to read maps.

Becker Bee Buzz 9.24: Hive Tours

Becker Bee Buzz 9.24: Hive Tours

Becker bobcats have been visiting the bees for the past few weeks. Thank you donors for your generous support and helping out with the hive inspections. There has been a lot of activity over the summer. Bee robbing (by bees from other colonies) decimated the weaker...

Fall Equinox

Fall Equinox

Welcome to our virtual Green Classroom! We're missing your bright faces and helping hands this fall! But we are still here and we invite you to explore the programs we have available this year. This year the green classroom is going to be different than previous...

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Fairy House Build

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Oct

Activities & Curriculum Happy Hour

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Oct

Steering Committee Meeting

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Oct

Fall Community Ice Cream Social

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Nov

Activities & Curriculum Happy Hour

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Nov

Volunteer Potluck

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Dec

Gingerbread House Build

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Dec

Steering Committee Meeting

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