Download This Lesson: Animals & Wild Blueberries
Brief Description: Students will explore the interaction of several animals with the wild blueberry including, but not limited to, honey-bees, bumblebees, black bears and pest insects.
The students will:
- list and describe several of the animals (other than humans) that interact with wild blueberries.
- select, research and write a report using traditional and non-traditional sources about one of the following: honeybees, bumblebees, solitary bees, or black bears.
- complete a word puzzle using appropriate vocabulary.
Developing vocabulary, editing, evaluating the credibility of a source of information, evaluating information, reading, researching information, writing
- Writing materials
- Copies of the bubblegram and page with flowchart symbols
- Computers with Internet access
- Library reference materials
Estimated teaching time:
Three 45-minute class periods plus time for research and writing
Make copies of the bubblegram puzzle and page with flowchart symbols
Black bears, bumblebees, bush, Canada, clone, cross-pollination, honeybees, irrigation, pollinate, soil, solitary bees