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by Alison Pearce Stevens

2014

Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "Why are bees vanishing? " by Alison Pearce Stevens.

Over the past ten years, researchers have been trying to figure out why so many honeybee colonies are collapsing (colony collapse disease, or CCD). In this article, scientists find a combination of threats that may explain declining honeybee populations.

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Technology, Progress & Industry as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :

"What are the costs and benefits of technology?"

Ways to support your child: