Thursday, 15 October 2009

Waggle Dance

A short video of the waggle dance which bees carry out in the hive.

The bees are inside their hive when the do the waggle dance. How do they know which way the sun is pointing?

Each cell in a bee hive is a hexagon - that's six sides. If there are 20 bees and each has a cell, how many sides are there altogether? Remember, cells will share sides.

Apart from making honey, bees really help us out in other ways. Can you think of two things bees do that support human life?

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