These lesson plans were developed by Roberta Gibson, Research Specialist, Maricopa Agricultural Center and Janet Mitchell, Coordinator, UA Africanized Honey Bee Education Project, as a publication of the Urban Integrated Pest Management Program, Departmen t of Entomology, College of Agriculture, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona.
Members of the Africanized Honey Bee Education Committee: Dr. Dave T. Langston, Chair, Maricopa Agricultural Center, Dr. Henry Hagedorn and Carl Olson, UA Entomology Department and Dr. Eric Erickson, Director, USDA-ARS Carl Hayden Bee Research Center.
Activity sheets 6 and 7 were used with permission from Ray Everngam of the Entomological Society of America. The Insect Workbook is available from ESA Sales Department, 9301 Annapolis Road, Lanham, MD 20706.
Activity sheets 13, 14, and 15 were reprinted from the Great Explorations in Math and Science (GEMS) teacher's guide entitled Buzzing a Hive , copyright by the Regents of the University of California, and used with permission. The GEMS series includes more than 40 teacherŐs guides and handbooks from preschool through tenth grade, available from: LHS GEMS, Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720.
We would also like to credit similar programs from other states. The University of California County of San Diego Cooperative Extension's 1994 publication Africanized Honey Bee Curriculum is available at: Cooperative Extension - Bees, 5555 Overland Ave., Bldg. 4, San Diego, CA 92123-1219.
The Florida Department of Agriculture, Gainesville, Florida published Plan Bee, A Lesson Plan for Grades 1-6 in 1992. The Texas Agricultural Extension Service's publication Africanized Honey Bees: What Children Should Know is avai lable from: Bee Kits, Department of Agricultural Communications, Room 201 Reed McDonald Building, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-2112.