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PerfectBee Course Comparison

We offer two great beekeeping courses - our free Introductory Course and PerfectBee Academy.

Academy is available to all Colony members, as one of the many benefits of our popular Colony membership for the hobbyist beekeeper.

Scroll Down For a Comparison Of The Lessons Included In Our Courses.

Course 1 : Learn About Bees

Section 1.1 The Science of Bees

Lessons

Why Bees Rock
The Diversity of Bees
How Honey Bees Reproduce
The Process Of Pollination
The Secrets Of Honeycomb
Why Bees Can't Fly
The Anatomy of Bees
Honey Bee Genetics
The Honey Bee Life Cycle

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Section 1.2 The Life of Bees

Lessons

How Bees Sense The World
Inside And Out Of The Hive
Why And How Bees Forage
How Do Bees Make Honey?
Why And How Bees Swarm
The Role Of The Drone Bee
The Role Of The Queen Bee
The Role Of The Worker Bee
Sticking With Propolis
The Honey Flow
The Winter Cluster

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Section 1.3 About Beekeeping

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Beekeeping With Kids
Finding Clubs And Mentors
Top Beekeeping Books
Natural Beekeeping
Growth Of Urban Beekeeping
Bee Stings
Beekeeping And Neighbors

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Course 2 : Your Beehive

Section 2.1 Beehives and Accessories

Lessons

A Practical Guide
What Bees Need
What Beekeepers Need
Common Types Of Beehive
Setting Up A Beehive
The Langstroth Beehive
The Warre Beehive
The Top Bar Beehive
The Flow Hive
Foundationless Beekeeping

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Section 2.2 Equipment And Clothing

Lessons

Beekeeping With A Smoker
Tools For Beekeepers
Protective Clothing
Using Your Bee Feeder
Beekeeping And Technology

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Section 2.3 Starting Your Beehive

Lessons

Questions To Answer First
Installing Your Beehive
Obtaining Bees For A Beehive
Practical Guidance
The Beehive Inspection
Involving Family And Friends
Beekeeping Advocacy
Involving Family And Friends
Installing A Package Of Bees
Installing A Nucleus Colony
Installing A Swarm Of Bees
Feeding Bees
Contrarian Positions
The Brood Nest
Keeping Records

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Course 3 : A Healthy Beehive

Section 3.1 Threats To Bees

Lessons

The Thriving Colony
Colony Collapse Disorder
The Main Threats To Bees
The Threat Of Robbing
Small Hive Beetle And Bees
From Tiny Mice To Big Bears
Foulbrood
Nosema And Chalkbrood
Tracheal Mites
Varroa Mites: Part 1
Varroa Mites: Part 2

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Section 3.2 Inspecting Your Beehive

Lessons

Big Issues To Check
Avoiding Swarms
Cross Comb
Managing Hive Capacity
A Beekeeper FAQ
Deadout Inspections
Queenlessness In Your Hive
Requeening
The Brood Pattern
Splitting A Hive
Queen Rearing: Part 1
Queen Rearing: Part 2
Overwintering Honey Bees
Moving A Hive

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Section 3.3 Reaping The Rewards

Lessons

The Tangible Rewards
Installing Your Beehive
Obtaining Bees For A Beehive
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The Beehive Inspection
Involving Family And Friends

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