Artifacts of the Classroom: Bee Hives

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Course: BISC 338 01 - Seminar: The Biology of Social Insects

What's going on in the hive? Professor Heather Matilla's students learned about the weird and wonderful world of social insects to discover their diverse strategies for success, like self organization in systems, models of division of labor, and communication. Students also examined some of the biological oddities that have arisen as a result of kin selection. (Bonus: Bee expert Heather Matilla talks about teaching first-year bio seminar.)