Love food? Love bees! encourages all Australians to "bee" friendly. Small and vital, bees work together for the good of the ecosystem. In their role as pollinators, bees contribute to at least one in every three mouthfuls of food produced!  This unit supports students to inquire into the role of bees in the ecosystem and how they can flourish in ... Read more »

Tuning in

A tuning in activity helps students to define and focus on the issues they will be dealing with in the unit of work.

  1. Love Food? Love Bees! – Beeing Curious – Year 5 & 6
    Love Food? Love Bees! – Beeing Curious – Year 5 & 6
  2. Love Food? Love Bees! – Beeing Observant – Year 5 & 6
    Love Food? Love Bees! – Beeing Observant – Year 5 & 6
  3. Love Food? Love Bees! – Beeing Mindful – Year 5 & 6
    Love Food? Love Bees! – Beeing Mindful – Year 5 & 6

Finding Out

Students will need to obtain more information about the issues they are going to investigate. They can identify questions of interest and research these either in small groups or on their own. Once information is gathered, it can be shared using chosen communication methods e.g. short presentations. Students can continue finding out by completing a range of investigations, including gathering data. They use appropriate methods to present and communicate what they have found out.

  1. Love Food? Love Bees! – Bees, Pollination and Food – Year 5 & 6
    Love Food? Love Bees! – Bees, Pollination and Food – Year 5 & 6
  2. Love Food? Love Bees! – Adaptations: Bee’s Knees and Flower Power – Year 5 & 6
    Love Food? Love Bees! – Adaptations: Bee’s Knees and Flower Power – Year 5 & 6
  3. Love Food? Love Bees! – What Are The Threats? – Year 5 & 6
    Love Food? Love Bees! – What Are The Threats? – Year 5 & 6
  4. Love Food? Love Bees! – Beeing Helpful – Year 5 & 6
    Love Food? Love Bees! – Beeing Helpful – Year 5 & 6
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  9. Love Food? Love Bees! – Beauty of Bees – Year 5 & 6
    Love Food? Love Bees! – Beauty of Bees – Year 5 & 6

Considering Social Action

Students are given opportunities to apply their learning in real world situations, in the classroom, school, home or the local community.

  1. Love Food? Love Bees! – Beeing Friendly Project – Year 5 & 6
    Love Food? Love Bees! – Beeing Friendly Project – Year 5 & 6