Researchers Use Tiny "Backpacks" to Study Honeybees
Researchers in Australia have developed a way to study and monitor honeybees - by outfitting them with backpacks.
Ok, ok they're not really backpacks. They’re actually tiny sensors that will help researchers track the bees, and learn how they react in their environment. A sensor is a device that measures a physical property of the environment like heat or light and then conveys or records that information.
Let’s see what all the buzz is about.
Website: Welcome to Bees: A Honey of an Idea
Webquest: Here's the Buzz abput Honeybees
Magazine Article: "The Helpful Bee," Boys' Quest, December 1, 2014
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