Skip to main content

Conversation Starters: The Buzz on Bee Barf! Sticky Science Behind Bumblebee Vomit

We learned that bees chose which flowers to drink from based on their color, the shape of the petals and most importantly which ones have the most sugar in them. If you were a bee how would you choose your flowers?

We also learned that forager bees have an important role to play in the hive. If you were a forager, what would you forage for? Pepperoni? Marshmallows? Chocolate Chips?

It turns out that bee barf is essential for pollination. What else might you use sticky bee barf for? Repairs on the old Wow Machine? Collage? Cake decorating?