Collecting Bee Venom – level 1

29-02-2024 15:00

Bees make a venom. It is important to people. They collect it to make medicines. They use it to study the human brain, too.

Sometimes people hurt the bees when they get the venom. Bees already have problems. They are losing the places where they live. They are getting sick. People use chemicals which kill them.

An Australian scientist wants to protect bees. He finds a new way to collect bee venom. He gives the bees a piece of glass. The bees sting the glass. Glass is flat. The bees cannot get stuck anywhere. They cannot get hurt.

Difficult words: venom (an animal poison), sting (attack), get stuck (when you get stuck in a place, you cannot leave).
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What new method does an Australian scientist use to collect bee venom without harming the bees?


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