INCURSION

THE SUPER POLLINATORS

AUSSIE NATIVE BEES

Stage 1, 2 or 3 (Years 1-6)

ENQUIRIES & BOOKINGS

The Greater Sydney Region hosts more than 200 amazing native bee species, vital for the pollination of plants and ecosystem health.

This dynamic workshop aims to create informed and passionate bee enthusiasts via an engaging presentation and hands-on learning experience.

2019 NSW NESA Syllabus Links (download details below)

GEOGRAPHY

FEATURES OF PLACES (GE1-1,2)

PLACES ARE SIMILAR AND DIFFERENT (GE2 – 1,2,3)

THE EARTH’S ENVIRONMENT (GE2 – 1,2,3)

FACTORS THAT SHAPE PLACES (GE3 – 1,2,3)

 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

LIVING WORLD (ST1-3 | 4LW-S, ST2 & 3 5LW-T)

SKILLS (ST1-3 | 1WS-S)

MATERIAL WORLD (ST3-7MW-T)

Presentation

Featuring vibrant imagery and fun activities, this awe-inspiring presentation stimulates curiosity and reinforces essential environmental themes appropriate for each stage such as:
– Bee diversity, needs, behaviour and life cycles
– The importance and process of pollination
– Local species and ecosystems
– Agricultural productivity and human wellbeing
– Threats to bees and pollination services
– Plan Bee – Bees for sustainability and biodiversity
– Bee Aware – Creating habitat for local bee species

Allow 25-45 minutes depending on stage

Workshop

Make an insect hotel for local native bee species! A timber insect hotel is supplied as a 5-piece kit for individual or group assembly using simple tools and instruction provided. Each hotel requires 10 nails, and insertion of bamboo. The hotel can be decorated post workshop. The workshop includes viewing of our amazing invertebrate collection, models and information display.

Allow 45-70 minutes depending on stage and workshop selected (see below)

Additional Information

Detailed rationale supporting The Super Pollinators Workshop click here

The Super Pollinators Risk Assessment click here

Detailed 2019 NSW NESA syllabus links for The Super Pollinators programs click here

To download “The Super Pollinators Workshop” flyer click here

The installation of an insect hotel provides an incredible opportunity to witness bee and other invertebrate activity, enhance local biodiversity and encourages children to educate their friends and family.

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Prices

We offer 2 options:

Team Buzzy

$1000per student
  • Presentation for all
  • 1 insect hotel per 5 students
  • Minimum 30 students | $300
  • Maximum 5 workshops per day

Every Buzzy

$2000per student
  • Presentation for all
  • 1 insect hotel per student
  • Minimum 20 students | $400
  • Maximum 5 workshops per day

Terms and conditions: Maximum workshop size 30 students. Travel costs may apply.