Update 12/20/17: I just updated all the files and checked all the links. Sorry if you had trouble downloading any files. I needed to re-link them. Dropbox changed how they share files and that made my old links obsolete.
Balancing Dragonfly Paper Craft Download
My thank you gift for helping me reach my “likes” goal on Facebook.
Download this template (354 KB pdf) for the amazing balancing dragonfly craft! (Many more craft activities like this are available in my Dragonfly Curriculum Guide.)
Dragonfly Video Links:
Slow-Mo Video of Nymphs Hunting (YouTube)
Nymph Hunting (YouTube)
Dragonfly Emerging – longer clip (YouTube)
Dragonfly Emerging – shorter clip (YouTube)
Slow Motion Video of Wings and Wing Muscles (Gizmodo)
Wing Whirring (Facebook) – you may need to join the Minnesota Dragonfly Society Facebook page to watch
Hawking-style Hunting (YouTube)
Many Behaviors (BBC website) – “Chase, Dart, Skim or Hawk” and “Ariel Dogfights”
Many Behaviors (BBC website) – “Winging It”
Odonata Central (Get county species lists and report new records)
Dragonfly Pond Watch Citizen Science Program (Xerces Society Migratory Dragonfly Citizen Science Program)
How to Build a Sandwich Aquarium (cool tool for showing aquatic creatures to groups)
Minnesota Dragonfly Society (Minnesota citizen science and education organization)
Dragonfly Curriculum Guide Download
If you have purchased a paperback copy or if you have attended a Dragonfly Workshop you can download the Dragonfly Curriculum Guide and the accompanying files. All files are password protected.
NOTE: You will need to email me (firstname.lastname@example.org) to get the new password for these files. (Amazon’s “Look Inside” feature shows the interior page with the original password so I needed to make a new one.)