How do you remove a mite from a honey bee’s back? Ask these 5th graders

Fifth grader Oliver Lopez tests out a beekeepers suit as he examines the tools of honey making. A dozen fifth-graders peer at a blown-up microscope image of a Varroa mite. “It’s not a pretty thing,” master beekeeper Carmen Weiland tells them. The mite has a bulbous body, eight segmented […]

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