Learn about Bees!


  • The reason bees are so noisy is because they beat their wings 11,400 times in one minute!
  • Only female bees can sting. Male bees don’t have stingers.
  • Honey bees communicate through a series of dance moves.
  • A hive of bees will fly over 55,000 miles to make 1lb of honey and can create 100lbs of honey in a year.
  • Bees can sense the hormone a human gives off when they’re scared. If they feel their hive is threatened they’ll attack.
  • The Honey Bee is the only insect that makes food man can eat.
  • Each Honey Bee from the same hive has their own specific color identification.
  • The Ancient Egyptian King Pepy II came up with a clever insect repellent. He would cover a slave completely with honey so they would be attracted to the honey and not him.
  • Eating honey makes you smarter! It has an antioxidant that improves brain functions.
  • 1 bee has 5 eyes!