Science & Nature

Introduction to Beekeeping: Basics (FLEX)

In this FLEX course, students will be introduced to the basics of beekeeping.
33 total reviews for this teacher
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Completed by 13 learners

No live meetings

Over 4 weeks


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per week

How does aFlexible Schedulecourse 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

Available Times

Pacific Time

Mon May 16

May 16 - Jun 12 (4 weeks)
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Mon Jun 6

Jun 6 - Jul 3 (4 weeks)
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Mon Jul 4

Jul 4 - Jul 31 (4 weeks)
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Mon Aug 1

Aug 1 - Aug 28 (4 weeks)
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Class Experience

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.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
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

About Me

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... 
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