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Offline Bakersdozen

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Presentation for 4th graders
« on: September 05, 2017, 05:42:31 am »
After I finish my shift as the lunch lady, I will be heading to the 4th grade to do a presentation on honey bees.  It should be around 75 students.  I think I am prepared.  Building on my experience, speaking to kids a couple of months ago, I am probably overly prepared.  The students are currently studying honey bees  and one of the teachers saw some equipment in the back of truck.  Should be fun!

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Re: Presentation for 4th graders
« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2017, 06:08:17 am »
This sort of thing is easy when the subject matter is something you are so obviously passionate about. The problem you'll have is knowing when to stop. :)
I was never comfortable doing any public speaking until I started doing the bee thing. Now I don't shut up! ;D
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Re: Presentation for 4th graders
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2017, 05:51:19 am »
The 4th graders were a lot of fun!  3 classrooms combined into one to get in on the presentation.  They have been studying honey bees and beekeeping.  I dressed two of the students up in gear, explaining what and why as we went.  Then I assembled a hive, explaining each step.  I used a power point presentation to talk about what they can do to help honey bees.  I also promoted the local bee club and it's youth scholarship program.  Then I had flyers from the National Honey Board and HONEYSTICKS for everyone!
Many questions and some of them were very good!  I had talked about how the drones are kicked out in the fall, workers only last about 6 weeks but forgot to mention the life span of the queen.  One boy asked about the life span of the queen.  A few moments later asked, "But how do they get a new queen?"  Bright boy!  C:-)

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Re: Presentation for 4th graders
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2017, 12:11:08 pm »
I would have enjoyed being in that audience of 10 year olds. I always learn cool stuff from you Baker  ;) 8) Good Goin'
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Re: Presentation for 4th graders
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2017, 11:06:11 am »
very, very cool 'lunch lady' !........... :D

i enjoy teaching kids about honey bees, like perry said, push the bee button and i don't shut up!............ :D
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Re: Presentation for 4th graders
« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2017, 09:21:11 pm »


i enjoy teaching kids about honey bees, like perry said, push the bee button and i don't shut up!............ :D

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