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Friday, February 28 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bee Teaching: How to Bring Pollination Education into the Classroom

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Educators are hungry to teach their students about bees and other pollinators. Sadly, current resources geared towards teachers are limited or nonexistent. Kids' books about bees are often superficial or inaccurate. Books about bees for adults can be lengthy, technical, and hard to absorb. Where does a teacher turn to learn? This session takes the knowledge of an experienced beekeeper and educator and transforms it into a versatile teacher-friendly guide. It will be jam-packed with accurate, classroom-friendly information AND effective, fun activities that deepen children’s knowledge of bees and their important role in the world.

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Patty Milligan

Agriculture Education Specialist, Northlands
Patty Milligan has spent two decades keeping bees, producing honey, and teaching people about bees. She first worked with bees as a summer job in 1989 and then went on to found her own beekeeping operation in 1999. She spent more than a decade keeping bees and selling honey in the... Read More →

Friday February 28, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm MST
(Westin - Centennial Room)