Honeybee Health: Varroa Mites
Suggested Grade Level
2nd Grade - 12th Grade
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In this lesson we'll discuss using scientific methods to identify one of the biggest threats to honeybee health: varroa destructor.
Discuss why the Varroa Mite (Varroa Destructor) is such a threat to honeybee populations.
Examine different techniques for identifying Varroa Mites inside of a beehive.
Brief discussion of treatments for Varroa Mites.
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Construct an argument with evidence to support a claim.
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