Minecraft Education Edition: Bee Nests (Build With Bees!)

Cavity, tunnel, or ground: bee real estate choices

Focusing on different bees species’ nesting sites and practices, students explore how unique adaptations help bees survive in a variety of settings.

This lesson will enable students to:

  • List and describe the three types of bee nests
  • Differentiate between physical and behavioral adaptations
  • Describe how disturbances can help and hurt bee nests



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Science Topics
Ecology, Zoology
Technology Topics
Video Games
Bees & Wasps
K-6, Educator
3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade
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* Bee Nests: Comparing Adaptations Worksheet
* Teacher’s Guide

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