News: Bees with backpacks fly into schools

May 30th, 2019

Bee with a new backpack on and ready to go to school.

Under a broader partnership between us and the Victorian Government’s Department of Education and Training, we will be taking the ‘Bees with Backpacks’ program to a number of Tech Schools in Victoria – starting with Ballarat Tech School.

Through the program students will learn about the scientific method, analyse Victorian bee datasets to explain local bee behaviour, and contribute their own data to the Global Initiative for Honey Bee Health.

Read more on CSIROscope.