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Dear Science: Bees

We have received so many amazing questions through our Dear Science campaign, including this one from Nazeli, age 9. I wonder if bees got extinct what would happen to us? As you may know, bees provide a very important role in our ecosystem. They are very important pollinators and pollinate a lot of fruits and vegetables we eat as humans. So, what would happen if there were no more bees to pollinate our plants? What are some ways you can go about helping to protect this important species. Watch the full video below to learn more.


This content was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Do you have a burning science question? Submit your questions to askscience@ctsciencecenter.org or in person at the Science Center and we can answer them for you. 


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Jessie Scott is a STEM Educator who enjoys encouraging students’ enthusiasm for science. She teaches classes to students visiting the Science Center and brings STEM lessons to schools across Connecticut. Jessie completed her Master of Science degree in Microbiology at Dartmouth College and worked as a science educator at the Montshire Museum of Science before coming to the Connecticut Science Center. Her scientific interests are: biology – how living things have adapted different strategies to survive in their environments, insects, and plants. In her free time, Jessie likes to go rock climbing, hiking, and skiing.