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Honey Bees Under the Microscope - October 17, 2020

Event date/time: 
Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
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This event is CANCELLED. Stay tuned for virtual/socially distanced workshops this winter!


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

October 17 - UMass Mt. Ida (Newton, 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. 


Topics covered:

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


Registration is currently by EMAIL. To sign up, email Hannah Whitehead at


**Event is contingent on COVID-19 safety guidelines in Fall 2020


Some photos from our April 6, 2019 workshop!

Microscope Workshop April 6 2019 - 1

Microscope Workshop April 6 2019 - 2

Microscope Workshop April 6 2019 - 3

Microscope Workshop April 6 2019 - 4

Microscope Workshop April 6 2019 - instructors

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