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bee-Learning Short Courses

Pollinators and Pollination

Time limit: 60 days

$10 Enroll

Full course description

This bee-Learning Short Course explores the movement of pollen, which ultimately results in many of the fruits, vegetables, and nuts (not to mention coffee and chocolate!) that we eat regularly. The first lessons of this course delve into the parts of a flower and the ecology of pollination. In the second half of the course, you will learn about the diversity of animal pollinators with particular focus on bees as super pollinators.

This short course includes the following lessons:

  1. Flower Morphology
  2. Pollination Ecology
  3. Animal Pollinators
  4. Bees as Super Pollinators
  5. Crop Pollination by Honey Bees

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. 
  • Lessons in this course overlap with lessons in the Advanced Beekeeper online course, part of the UF/IFAS Master Beekeeper Program.
  • 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.