Buzzing Bees Workshop (For kids)


Buzzing Bees Workshop (For kids)


February 23rd

9am- 10:30am

Bzzz! Bees that burrow? Bees without stings? Green bees? Learn about the diversity of native bees with PhD researcher, Amelie Vanderstock.

What to expect:

We will explore pollinator ecology through games, creativity and adventures in the Lyttleton garden! This is a great introduction to native bees and ecology for kids (aged 8-12) based around interactive, participatory workshops and creative ecology games.

About your Tutor:

Amelie Vanderstock is a PhD researcher at the University of Sydney. Amelie regularly faciliates ecology workshops for all ages with local councils and community groups. She has been an educator for 10 years, and recently faciliated lets BEE Scientists; an experimental ecology course for primary and high school aged students in the Blue Mountains. From teaching in university laboratories to folk festivals, her teaching style is both interactive and creative- making science an accessible and enjoyable experience for all! She is passionate about native pollinators, environmental education and the power of co-creating science to build community. She became an insect ecologist because she never lost her wonder at the amazing world of insects and their fascinating lives. Her dream is to share this wonder in active participatory ways with the broader community- because we are all scientists!


All workshop materials are included. There will be some helpful id pamphlets to continue your identification skills at home!

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