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BEES AND POLLINATION CROSSWORD PUZZLE

Copyright 1998 by Janice D. Green 
Of Bees, Beekeepers and Food (http://queenbeejan.com)

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ACROSS:

4 What a beekeeper wears to keep from getting stung on the face or head
5 The place in a beehive that is for bees to put honey in
7 A powdery substance found in flowers that is needed to make seeds
8 A male bee
11 A pollinator that lives in colonies; most are found in the wild
13 The most popular pollinator that also makes honey
14 A sweet liquid found in flowers and plants
15 A wild bee that lives alone rather than in colonies
16 The part of a plant that is the beginning of making seeds

DOWN:

1 Something bees do for plants that helps them to make good fruits and vegetables
2 Female bees that do not lay eggs
3 The female bee that lays eggs
6 A honeybee's home
9 A food made by bees and eaten by both bees and humans
10 Something that is needed for making new plants; without bees we would not have many of these
11 A person who takes care of bees
12 A tiny animal that gets on bees and kills them
13 What bees make to put honey in


KEY

ACROSS: 4 veil; 5 super; 7 pollen; 8 drone; 11 bumblebee; 13 honeybee; 14 nectar; 15 solitary bee; 16 flower. DOWN: 1 pollinate; 2 worker; 3 queen; 6 beehive; 9 honey; 10 seed; 11 beekeeper; 12 mites; 13 honeycomb.

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