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New Year, New Programs!


New Year, New Programs!

As we dive into the new year, we are excited to share numerous opportunities to get involved with Planet Bee! From volunteering to mentorship and a new curriculum, this year will be buzzing for our hive!


Beekeeper Mentorship Program
Beekeeper Mentorship Program

Are you eager to develop your beekeeping skills or learn the basics from a skilled mentor? Look no further! Powered by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, we are proud to announce the Planet Bee Apiculture Training Program: The Sustainable Honey Path will be starting in the coming months! To learn more about this amazing opportunity, click here 


Speaking of going live, we are thrilled to launch our first set of materials for Beeyond HarvestED! Brought to life in partnership with The GIANT Company, our experienced educators have worked to bring this curriculum to life. Coming to a school near you, the Beeyond HarvestED Program, our innovative K-6 classroom garden and agriculture initiative, comprehensively covers the life cycle of fruits and vegetables grown in gardens and on farms, encompassing topics like soil, bees, seeds, preparing fresh food, and everything in between! Rooted in creating opportunities for environmental literacy, Beeyond HarvestED aims to nurture both gardeners and future leaders in agriculture. To learn more and register for your digital tool kit, visit our unit page here.


Beneath Our Feet

BEE on the lookout for our upcoming Professional Development Series for Educators!  This series presents a unique opportunity to enhance your teaching prowess and invigorate your classroom experience. Designed to fit seamlessly into your busy schedule, join our experienced educators in this journey, where you'll learn, connect, and bring newfound excitement to your classroom! Dive in to learn more through our sneak peek below then register for your workshop today by visiting our page!


Bringing the Outside In! - Nurturing the Next Generation of Nature’s Stewards Too often, we encounter barriers in our classrooms that prevent us from engaging in hands-on scientific experiences. From lack of time to lack of resources, let’s take time to think critically about how to circumvent those barriers and bring the natural world directly into the hands of our students! 


Bee an Engineer: For Teachers! -Teaching Inquisitiveness and Resilience

Join Planet Bee in exploring how the Engineering Design Process can build in students the curiosity needed to explore big questions, and the resilience to keep pursuing answers when they don’t figure it out the first time!


BEE on the lookout for our upcoming Professional Development Series for Educators!  This series presents a unique opportunity to enhance your teaching prowess and invigorate your classroom experience. Designed to fit seamlessly into your busy schedule, join our experienced educators in this journey, where you'll learn, connect, and bring newfound excitement to your classroom! Dive in to learn more through our sneak peek below then register for your workshop today by visiting our page!   Bringing the Outside In! - Nurturing the Next Generation of Nature’s Stewards Too often, we encounter barriers in our classrooms that prevent us from engaging in hands-on scientific experiences. From lack of time to lack of resources, let’s take time to think critically about how to circumvent those barriers and bring the natural world directly into the hands of our students!   Bee an Engineer: For Teachers! -Teaching Inquisitiveness and Resilience  Join Planet Bee in exploring how the Engineering Design Process can build in students the curiosity needed to explore big questions, and the resilience to keep pursuing answers when they don’t figure it out the first time!

Bee a Scientist: For Teachers! - The Future is Bright: Developing the Habits of Scientists and Engineers No kid doesn’t deserve to see themselves as a scientist! Taking it back to the basics, we dive into the Science and Engineering Practices of the NGSS and figure out how best to incorporate them into our varied classes. how to seamlessly blend environmental education and sustainability into your curriculum. Harness the power of recycled materials to engage students in captivating hands-on science activities.


If those programs were not exciting enough, our hive is excited to connect with our communities this year! Whether it be through a Corporate Team Building Workshop, Volunteering with us at a large event, or creating your own Sponsorship Opportunity, we look forward to seeing you soon!



Blog Written By: 

Ashlee Dillon (she/her)

Project CoordinatorPlanet Bee

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