Week 14

We worked on finalizing the content for each of the segments of the toolkit. We decided to divide the toolkit into 3 different sections.

Here is the content for each event:

Small-Scale:

Table of Contents

Guest Speakers

These speakers specifically address youth in regards to the topic of bees. These speakers would be perfect supplements to the resources provided as well.

  1. Beekeeper: Backyard Beekeeper’s Association
    1. https://backyardbeekeepers.com/wp/byba-outreach/#
    2. Price: Donation of up to $200 for 60-90 minute presentation
    3. Peter Van Hagen
    4. (203) 256-1467
    5. outreach@backyardbeekeepers.com
  2. Ryan The Bug Man Bridge
    1. https://ryanthebugman.com/programs/mother-natures-miracles/
    2. Program Name: Mother Nature’s Miracles
    3. Price: TBD
    4. Ryan Bridge
    5. 717-916-4509
  3. Montgomery County Beekeeper’s Association Speakers List
    1. http://www.montcopabees.org/services-resources/speakers/
    2. Berks County, Pennsylvania

      1. Mark Antunes
        1. honeyhillfarm@verizon.net
        2. (484) 955-0768
      2. Dan Boylan (Eastern Berks County)
        1. (610) 327-8217
      3. Walt Fitzgerald
        1. (609) 709-2411
      4. Eric Girolamo
        1. (484) 575-8304
    3. Bucks County, Pennsylvania

      1. Mark Antunes
        1. honeyhillfarm@verizon.net
        2. (484) 955-0768
      2. Walt Fitzgerald
        1. (609) 709-2411
      3. Jesse Howe, Everich Honey Farm LLC
        1. everichhoneyfarm@gmail.com
    4. Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

      1. Mark Antunes
        1. honeyhillfarm@verizon.net
        2. (484) 955-0768
      2. Dan Boylan (Western Montgomery County)
        1. (610) 327-8217
      3. Scott Famous
        1. (610) 329-4399
      4. Walt Fitzgerald
        1. (609) 709-2411
      5. Jesse Howe, Everich Honey Farm LLC
        1. everichhoneyfarm@gmail.com
      6. David Lattanzi (Trained Boy Scout Leader)
        1. (484) 624-2998
      7. Chris Mancinelli
        1. (571) 379-0131
    5. Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

      1. Mark Antunes
        1. honeyhillfarm@verizon.net
        2. (484) 955-0768
      2. Walt Fitzgerald
        1. (609) 709-2411

Activities

  1. Buzzing in a Hive Lesson Plan from The Lawrence Hall of Science
      1. http://store.lawrencehallofscience.org/Item/gems-buzzing-a-hive
    1. Price: $20.00 (includes lesson plan only)
    2. Materials List:
      1. http://www.lhsgems.org/GEMSpdf/Materials/Buzzing%20a%20Hive.pdf
  2. Natural Beach Living: The Ultimate Life Cycle Printables
    1. https://www.naturalbeachliving.com/the-ultimate-life-cycle-printables/
    2. Price: $7.99 (includes lessons only)
    3. Activity: Mason Bee Habitat
      1. https://www.naturalbeachliving.com/mason-bee-habitat/
  3. Scholastic: Get the Buzz on Honey Bees
    1. http://www.scholastic.com/browse/unitplan.jsp?id=283
    2. Price: Free (free download for pdfs)
    3. Activities:
      1. http://www.scholastic.com/browse/lessonplan.jsp?id=794
      2. http://www.scholastic.com/browse/lessonplan.jsp?id=795
      3. http://www.scholastic.com/browse/lessonplan.jsp?id=796
      4. http://www.scholastic.com/browse/lessonplan.jsp?id=797

Poster

  1. Download PDF off of website

 

Medium-Scale Event

Table of Contents

  1. Comic Book: website to order from
  2. Guest Speaker
  3. Activities
  4. Poster (Infographic)

Booklet

  1. Link:
  2. Information
    1. What Bees Do
    2. Importance of Bees
    3. The difference between Honey Bees and Wasps
  3. Comic
  4. How You Can Help
    1. Gardens at Home
    2. Bee Aware
    3. Making Your Own Hive
  5. Activities
    1. Crossword
    2. Word Search
    3. Coloring pages
    4. Origami Bee

Speakers

  1. Vincent Aloyo:
    1. As an undergraduate at Cornell University, Vincent Aloyo was introduced to beekeeping by Prof. Roger Morse and has kept honeybees since that time, in New York, Tennessee, Kentucky and Pennsylvania, as well as in The Netherlands. He co-designed and taught a beekeeping short course as a member of the Memphis, TN Beekeeping Club, and has served as an apiary inspector in both Tennessee and Pennsylvania. Currently, he teaches undergraduate beekeeping courses at Delaware Valley University in Doylestown, PA, and at Temple University, Ambler, PA. He also teaches continuing education beekeeping courses (Introductory Beekeeping, Queen Rearing, etc.) at both schools. In addition, Vince has a long-standing involvement with apiculture education at some local schools and has been an invited speaker at beekeeping clubs, nature centers and civic groups. Vince is a member of the Montgomery County Beekeepers’ Club, the Pennsylvania State Beekeepers’ Association and a life member and Master Beekeeper of the Eastern Apicultural Society.
    2. vincent.aloyo@gmail.com
  2. Montgomery County Beekeeper’s Association Speakers List
    1. http://www.montcopabees.org/services-resources/speakers/
    2. Berks County, Pennsylvania

      1. Mark Antunes
        1. honeyhillfarm@verizon.net
        2. (484) 955-0768
      2. Dan Boylan (Eastern Berks County)
        1. (610) 327-8217
      3. Walt Fitzgerald
        1. (609) 709-2411
      4. Eric Girolamo
        1. (484) 575-8304
    3. Bucks County, Pennsylvania

      1. Mark Antunes
        1. honeyhillfarm@verizon.net
        2. (484) 955-0768
      2. Walt Fitzgerald
        1. (609) 709-2411
      3. Jesse Howe, Everich Honey Farm LLC
        1. everichhoneyfarm@gmail.com
    4. Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

      1. Mark Antunes
        1. honeyhillfarm@verizon.net
        2. (484) 955-0768
      2. Dan Boylan (Western Montgomery County)
        1. (610) 327-8217
      3. Scott Famous
        1. (610) 329-4399
      4. Walt Fitzgerald
        1. (609) 709-2411
      5. Jesse Howe, Everich Honey Farm LLC
        1. everichhoneyfarm@gmail.com
      6. David Lattanzi (Trained Boy Scout Leader)
        1. (484) 624-2998
      7. Chris Mancinelli
        1. (571) 379-0131
    5. Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

      1. Mark Antunes
        1. honeyhillfarm@verizon.net
        2. (484) 955-0768
      2. Walt Fitzgerald
        1. (609) 709-2411
  3. Ryan The Bug Man Bridge
    1. https://ryanthebugman.com/programs/mother-natures-miracles/
    2. Program Name: Mother Nature’s Miracles
    3. Price: TBD
    4. Ryan Bridge
    5. 717-916-4509

Geo-Filter

Large-Scale Event:

Large Scale Event

If your school is interested in learning more about helping the bees or explore more about urban hives please check out these great field trip locations

Field Trips Delivered: Bringing Bees to the Classroom

Honey Bee Shop

Lancaster County Beekeepers Association: Beginners Course

Phillips Center

  • 1 Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  • (412) 622-6914
  • Bees and Pollination Field Trip
    • $8 per child with one free chaperone per 8 students

North Museum

  • North Museum of Nature and Science
    • 400 College Avenue,Lancaster, PA 17603
    • Contact us at info@northmuseum.org or 717.358.3941
  • >$8 a student when buying in bulk
  • Honey bees LIVE at work (Seasonal)

Wildwood Park

All About Insects

  • Grades 2-8- Students become junior biologists by studying insects and other invertebrates as they explore forests, fields or ponds. Collection and educational activities accompany the field study. Concepts include food chain, decomposer, and pollination. Dress to be outdoors. Program is available April through October.
  • $6.00 per student (Out-of-county resident)
  • $50 minimum fee for any school program

 

We also created a snapchat Geo-Filter:

Geofilter

 

Here are some mockups for the Snapchat Geofilter:

Geofilter Mockup_1

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