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 Post subject: Children publish paper about bees in peer reviewed journal
PostPosted: Thu Dec 23, 2010 10:39 am 
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‘We discovered that bumble-bees can use a combination of colour and spatial relationships in deciding which colour of flower to forage from. We also discovered that science is cool and fun because you get to do stuff that no one has ever done before. (Children from Blackawton)’.


The paper had me tearing up a bit. Kids! Bees! Science!

Abstract and full article here:

http://rsbl.royalsocietypublishing.org/ ... 6.abstract


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 Post subject: Re: Children publish paper about bees in peer reviewed journ
PostPosted: Thu Dec 23, 2010 11:31 am 
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Holy cow! This is great. I love bees. I love these kids. I love their teachers. This is one of the most awesome things I've seen in a while.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 23, 2010 12:01 pm 
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Awesome. Bees are cool.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 23, 2010 12:46 pm 
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Awesome!


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Wow that is so adorable and heartwarming.

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We then watched the David Letterman videos of ‘Stupid Dog Tricks’, in which dogs were trained to do funny things.


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We then put the tube with the bees in it into the school’s fridge (and made bee pie :) ).


Haha, love it.


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