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Honey Bees Under the Microscope

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Event date/time: 
Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Event location: 
Gordon College

Dissect a bee to learn about honey bee internal and external anatomy!

Nov 2 - Gordon College - Wenham, MA (Will be repeated March 2020 in Amherst, MA)

Each participant takes home a dissecting kit! (includes forceps, pins, petri dish, etc. - everything but the microscope :))

$50 fee covers dissecting kits, handouts and light refreshments. Bring your own lunch. 

Limited space, so sign up soon!


Topics covered:

  • How to dissect a honey bee 
  • How to identify bee internal and external anatomy up close
  • How to use a dissecting microscope


This workshop is now FULL.

If you would like to be added to the waitlist (or want to sign up for the spring 2020 microscope workshop in Amherst), email Hannah Whitehead at


Some photos from our April 6, 2019 workshop!

April 6 2019 Microscope Workshop

April 6 2019 Microscope Workshop - Instructors

April 6 2019 Microscope Workshop - Scope

Honey Bee Internal Anatomy


Contact's name: 
Hannah Whitehead
Contact's email: