We are working towards our fifth Green Flag.
We are learning about Biodiversity.
As part of this we are learning about
the importance of bees
If you would like to learn about this too,
here are some useful links:
1. A short introduction from ‘Pollination Canada’
2. Colourful and eye catching explanations
of pollination and pollinators from
3. A more detailed account is to be found
on the US Forestry site:
Here are two videos on Vimeo:
This first one is from Oxford University Press.
An animation by Mark Ruffle, it is
less than a minute long,
and is about bee pollination:
This second video is less just over seven minutes long.
Introduced by filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg
the real life film footage begins after three minutes.
Though inspired by the vanishing of the honeybee,
the high speed camera work also features pollinators
such as the hummingbird, butterflies and bats.
And finally, some food for thought
from the TTA Science Department:
Click HERE for a closer look 😉