Question Sheet: Where Have All the Bees Gone?


Before reading:

  1. How do bee colonies function? Draw a picture of a bee colony and label the


  2. Should people be concerned that bees are disappearing? Why or why not?

During reading:

  1. Describe colony collapse disorder. 
  2. Why are people concerned about the disappearance of bees? 
  3. What signs indicate that the bees are sick? 
  4. Why do scientists believe there might be something repellent in the bee


  5. How does genetic diversity affect a bee colony?

After reading:

  1. Do you thi...

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