Science & Nature
Introduction to Beekeeping: Basics (FLEX)
In this FLEX course, students will be introduced to the basics of beekeeping.
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Completed by 13 learners
No live meetings
Over 4 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per week
How does a “Flexible Schedule” course work?
No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat
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Bees and other insects play an important role in our ecosystem, pollinating flowers that become food for both animals and humans! The honey bee has a sweet bonus, HONEY! Who doesn't love a spoonful of honey? Join us in this 4-week FLEX course as we explore an apiary, learn about beekeeping, and interview a bee keeper! Learn the parts of the commercial hive and equipment needed for beekeeping, as well as different types of bees, and some problems bee keepers face and mitigate. Every...
Students will be able to identify various hive parts and bee keeping equipment. Students will be able to identify pros and cons of different bee breeds. Students will be able to identify pests and diseases commonly afflicting honeybees and discuss mitigation.
Week 1 - Commercial Hives and Equipment - Shopping List Assignment Week 2 - Bee Breeds - Essay Week 3 - Pests and Disease - Essay Week 4 - Honey Extraction - Honey Sales Assignment
Pencil/paper for note taking may be beneficial. Handouts will be provided.
Feedback will be given on assignments and essays.
No live meetings, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
Kristin Olsen, MAT
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
33 total reviews
67 completed classes
Hello! My name is Kristin. I was a licensed Teacher in Oregon prior to having children (ages 6-11) and focusing on their education. I earned a Masters of Arts in Teaching degree from Western Oregon University in Middle and Secondary Education...