The Bee Lady

The Bee Lady


There is a “Buzz” all around the planet. There is much concern about our pollinators, but many do not know the role that pollinators play.
Many children today live only in an “inside” world. They do not have opportunity to go outside into nature.

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The Wonderful World of Pollinators - Honey Bees


Program description

The first in the series of "The Wonderful World of Pollinators". Learn the story of the Honey Bee! Students will explore detailed workings of a Honey Bee hive. While seeing vivid, up close pictures from an actual bee hive, student learn the specific and fascinating duties of each resident of the hive. This one hour presentation will engage student with hands on Show & Tell props, such as


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Program Detail

Program type: Out-of-School-Time, Workshop
Artistic Discipline: Media, Multi-media
Subject: Science
Population served: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Kindergarten
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Contact for availability and reservations.

 Available through 2016-2017 school year and some summer programs.

Available times:

 Available regular school hours.  Summer programs upon request.

Space / technical requirements:

Program may be presented in the classroom if under 50 students.  If more than 50 students, an auditorium, cafeteria or school gym would be a better fit.

Will require laptop, projection screen with sound capabilities.  Will require ability to move around the group for "show & tell" and hands on experience.  


 At school facility.

Fees / Ticketing:

Up to 50 students – Program With Honey tasting. – $250.

50-100 students  – Program without Honey Tasting – $250.


NC Standard Course of Study:

SL.2 – Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively and orally.
SL.4 – Present information, findings and supportive evidence such as listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development and style are appropriate to task, purpose and audience.
L.1 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

NC Essential Standards:

1.L1 Understand characteristics of various environments and behaviors of humans that enable plants and animals to survive.
3.L.2 Understand how plants survive in their environments.
5.L.2 Understand the interdependence of plants and animals with their ecosystem


Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes


Nancy Ruppert
NC Apiary Inspector
PO Box 561
Troy, NC

Edna Chirico, Executive Director
Green Teacher Network Charlotte
P. O. Box 680486
Charlotte, NC 28216
704 562-8847

Sonia McElveen
2802 Spring Breeze Way
Monroe, NC 28110

Cancellation Policy

Please give a 2 week notice of a cancellation.  No guarantee of ability to reschedule.
If canceling within 2 weeks prior to the program, school will be responsible for the full payment if program is not rescheduled.