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Still shot from the movie: Bee Movie.

Bee Movie

In this CG animation, Barry B. Benson (voiced by Jerry Seinfeld), a lowly member of the bee community, is really bugged when he discovers human beings have been stealing and eating their honey. Unable to get this bee out of his bonnet, he decides to sue mankind for these crimes. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B+
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: B
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Run Time: 91
Theater Release: 01 Nov 2007
Video Release: 10 Mar 2008
MPAA Rating: PG
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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.

What is a symbiotic relationship? What does Barry learn about the connection between the bees’ activities and the outside world? How do those discoveries change his perspective about his mission in life?

By each doing their part, the hive inhabitants are able to accomplish a lot of work. What other commendable traits do the bees exhibit? What does it mean to “Think Bee”?

To learn more about the recently reported plight of bees, click on the following sites.

http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/62258.php

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2007/02/070223-bees.html

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