What's the Buzz?

by  Science Central

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What foods require bees? What is the difference between types of bees in the hive? How do bees communicate? Students will help our educators sort food, collect pollen, and do the waggle dance as they learn about the characteristics of bees and what they need to survive.

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About This Program


By Request: $135.00
By Request Premium: $100.00

Please make all requests 14 days in advance of desired program date.

Additional Programs booked consecutively on that day will be at a lower price of $115.00 USD per program.

If your school is located in Allen County, Indiana, or are in one of the surrounding counties, please visit our website for possible funding for your program.



30 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Kindergarten, 1Public Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:

There is no maximum, but for optimum interactivity we suggest no more than 50.

Primary Disciplines

Problem Solving, Sciences, STEM

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)
Google Hang Out

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for programs canceled due to nature i.e. snow days. The full fee will be charged to sites which cancel with less than 48 hours notice.

About This Provider

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Science Central

Fort Wayne, IN
United States

Science Central is a non-profit focused on STEM based learning. We provide hands-on programming in an exciting mix of demonstrations and labs beamed directly to your location!

We opened on November 5, 1995 and are located in a renovated Light and Power Plant. We are the only regional science and technology center in Northeast Indiana. We are also the only NASA Educator Resource Center in Indiana.

We are open throughout the whole year and are able to provide programming during the school year as well as during the summer.

Sarah Vise
2604242400 ext 418

Program Details


1. What Do You Know About Bees?
2. Life Cycle of a Bee
3. Roles That Bees Play in the Hive
4. How Bees Communicate: the Bee Dance
5. What Bees do for Humans
6. Conservation of Bees


- Learn the Life Cycle of Bees
- Understand the Importance of Bees
- Move like a Bee with the Bee Dance
- Name Different Roles/Kinds of Bees
- Inspire Students to Help the Conservation of Bees

Standards Alignment

State Standards

K.LS.3 Use observations to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive.
1.LS.1 Develop representations to describe that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death.
1.LS.4 Use a model to represent the relationship between the needs of different plants and animals (including humans) and the places they live.
2.LS.1 Determine patterns and behavior (adaptations) of parents and offspring which help offspring to survive