Bees & Wasps
Science Fair Projects
Ideas and Sample Projects by Grade Level

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Primary School - Grades K-3
P=Project   E=Experiment
Find out which kind of bait makes the best wasp trap [P] [P]
Hiding to save your hide - how animals defend themselves through camouflage. [E]
Insect Science Fair Projects & Experiments
Elementary School - Grades 4-6
P=Project   E=Experiment
Research the Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) of honeybees. [E]
Use a guide to help identify insects in your neighbourhood. [E]
Investigate bumblebees. [P]
Honey Bees [P]
Insect Science Fair Projects & Experiments
Middle School - Grades 7-9
P=Project   E=Experiment
Finding the best organic compound to attract small hive beetles and improve honey bee strength [P]
The Effects of Pesticides on Bees' Lifespans [E]
Determine if honey production is effected when certain pollen is stored in hives prior to the honey production period [E]
Do Cool Temperatures Impact the Parasitism Rate of Psyttalia humilis (parasitoid wasp)? [E]
Which Characteristic Is Most Influential in Attracting Bees to a Flower: Fragrance, Color or Flavor? [E]
Measuring How Parasitic Wasp Population Controls Eucalyptus Psyllid [E]
Can Bees Be Trained to Find Key Ingredients of Methamphetamine? [E]
Determine if bees are attracted to scents. [E]
How Does the Coloring and Sweetness of a Flower Affect Bee Visitation? [E]
Determine the effects of honey on extending the shelf life and preserving fruits and vegetables. [E]
Measuring How Parasitic Wasp Population Controls Eucalyptus Psyllid [E]
Color, Fragrance, and Flavor: Measuring Their Influence on the Behavior of Worker Bees [E]
Insect Science Fair Projects & Experiments
High School - Grades 10-12
P=Project   E=Experiment
Find the best way to place Mycelium (fungus) in a bee farm environment and to see its effect on honey bees and the Varroa Mites [E]
Investigating Colony Collapse Disorder: Effects of tau-Fluvalinate on the Health of Honeybees Apis mellifera l. [E]
Investigating Colony Collapse Disorder [E]
Investigating Colony Collapse Disorder: Effects of Agricultural Adjuvant on the Health of Honeybees Apis mellifera L. [E]
How and why the Cynipid Gall Wasps jump and how their mechanism of motility can be applied to the design of a Mars rover [E]
Determine if the fat content of a Honey Bee, Apis mellifera, can be a factor contributing to colony collapse disorder (CCD). [E] [E]
An investigation into how methoprene, a juvenile hormone analog, works to accelerate a worker bee's transition between nursing and foraging. [E]
Determine whether bees and wasps can be trained to detect quagga mussels attached to water recreational vehicles at lakeside checkpoints thus providing an economical on-site investigative method for park rangers to prevent cross contamination of waterways. [E]
Insect Science Fair Projects & Experiments
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