2 Bee or Not 2 Bee
Some facts regarding the making of one pound of honey:
- Bees may travel as far as 55,000 miles
- Bees may visit more than two million flowers to gather enough nectar
- On the average, 1000 bees must work their entire lifetime to produce this much honey
- In 2003, the United States produced 171.7 million pounds of honey
Questions: To produce that much honey...
- How many miles did the bees probably need to travel?
- How many flowers were probably visited?
- How many bees gave their "lifetimes"?