WONDER #2610: How Do you Harvest Honey?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. how to set up your very own beehive.
  2. the best ways to eat honey.
  3. why fresh, local honey tastes better and is often healthier for people to eat.
  4. how beekeepers harvest honey while keeping themselves and their bees safe.

Question 2 of 3

Which of these is NOT commonly worn by beekeepers when harvesting honey?

  1. Elbow-length gloves
  2. Perfume that attracts bees
  3. A special hat with a veil
  4. Overalls that prevent stings

Question 3 of 3

Is it okay for beekeepers to take all of the honey out of a hive when harvesting during the fall season?

  1. Yes, because bees don’t need honey to survive.
  2. Yes, because bees can make more honey very quickly.
  3. No, because bees need enough honey to survive the winter.
  4. No, because bees can only make honey in the spring.

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