develop exercises that raise awareness and interest in bee biology
and the importance of native bees to local ecosystems.
|1) Involve students from tropical countries
in our mission
2) Reach a broad range of students from grade school through college
3) Provide exercises that teachers can use in the classroom
4) Get feedback from teachers and students regarding what they would
5) Use the internet to try out distance learning and new technologies
that can assist our mission
|Who Are We?
is a collection of information about bees in Brazil. It is part of
an active network of resources designed to accumulate knowledge and
strengthen understanding of bee pollinators in tropical areas. http://www.webbee.org.br/
Voeller is a UCSD Graduate in Ecology, Behavior &
Evolution interested in conservation and outreach.
|We would like to thank the many individuals
who have made this research possible and who have provided so much
support in the field. In particular, we wish to thank Vera L. Imperatriz-Fonseca,
Paulo Nogueira-Neto, Felipe A. L. Contrera, David Roubik, and Tom
Seeley. Photos and videos that appear on the teaching bee were shot
by James C. Nieh, Felipe A. L. Contrera, and Sergio Dias Hilário.