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External Anatomy of the Honey Bee

Time limit: 60 days

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Full course description

This bee-Learning Short Course explores the external anatomy of honey bees, from head to tarsi (feet). A honey bee's body is perfectly designed to collect pollen, navigate the environment, and defend the hive. In the lessons of this course, you will take a detailed look at the parts of the bee that make these vital functions possible.

This short course includes the following lessons:

  1. The Honey Bee Head
  2. The Honey Bee Thorax
  3. The Honey Bee Abdomen

Important Information

  • Software requirements: For the best user experiece use Chrome when accessing this course. Some features in this course are not be compatible with other internet browsers. 
  • This short course qualifies for one Continuing Education hour for the Master or Master Craftsman levels of the UF/IFAS Master Beekeeper Program. You do not need to be a participant in the MBP to take this short course.
  • bee-Learning Short Courses are completely self-paced, although must be completed within 60 days of registering.
  • You will receive a certificate of completion for this course via email after you have passed the final assessment and completed the course exit survey.
  • No refunds will be granted for this course after the course has been accessed.