April 19, 2014

Reading Rainbow – The Life Cycle of the Honeybee

Tony Jadczak and LeVar Burton on Reading Rainbow

Tony Jadczak and LeVar Burton on Reading Rainbow

In 1987 Tony Jadczak, Maine’s State Apiarist and David Smith of Sparky’s Apiaries, were featured on the Reading Rainbow television show The Life Cycle of the Honeybee.  It is a a terrific educational piece.  Kudos gentlemen.

The segment where Tony appears begins at 5:55.


The Life Cycle of the Honeybee from WVPT on Vimeo.

Where does honey come from? And how is it made? LeVar’s curiosity is satisfied when he visits a real-life beekeeper and examines a beehive close up. Viewers will learn how honey is extracted from combs and how important the queen bee is to a well-organized hive.

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