science education

Exploring Nature Science Education Resource:

Life Science, Earth Science, and Physical Science Resources for K-12

Dragonfly Drawing Lesson

They have large wings and are strong fliers. The buzzing sound of their flight can be heard as they go by. They have a black body with red patches on their abdomen. Their wings have black spots in the middle and on the ends and a dark, red area at the base of each wing. They are 1 - 1.5 inches long.

Dragonfly Drawing Lesson (Older Students)

Drawing Book
For learning to draw common forest animals, ask your librarian for Drawing Adirondack Wildlife (Exploring Nature Educational Resource Press).

Dragonfly Drawing Lesson (Older Students)

Citing Research References

When you research information you must cite the reference. Citing for websites is different from citing from books, magazines and periodicals. The style of citing shown here is from the MLA Style Citations (Modern Language Association).

When citing a WEBSITE the general format is as follows.
Author Last Name, First Name(s). "Title: Subtitle of Part of Web Page, if appropriate." Title: Subtitle: Section of Page if appropriate. Sponsoring/Publishing Agency, If Given. Additional significant descriptive information. Date of Electronic Publication or other Date, such as Last Updated. Day Month Year of access < URL >.

Here is an example of citing this page:

Amsel, Sheri. "Dragonfly Drawing Lesson" Exploring Nature Educational Resource ©2005-2017. June 24, 2017
< http://www.exploringnature.org/db/view/2981 >

Exploringnature.org has more than 2,000 illustrated animals. Read about them, color them, label them, learn to draw them.

cheetah, tiger, panda, fox, bear, cougar