Microsoft ® Office PowerPoint
of Slides: 43
for grades: 3 - 12
series of images introduces students to the Odonata order of carnivorous
insects - those being dragonflies and damselflies.
will learn that the order of Odonata includes three suborders: Anisoptera,
Zygoptera and Anisozygoptera.
will guide student learning about odonata habitats and that they are
indicators of good ecosystems.
descriptions lead to learning how to differentiate between a dragonfly
and a damselfly. Students will also examine causes that make
identification of species difficult.
series of photographs illustrates the emergence of a dragonfly from its
of odonata predators as well as their predatory habits are discussed.
presentation ends with some fun odonata facts.
terms: odonata, entomologist,order, taxons, dragonflies,
anisoptera, damselflies, zygoptera, anisozygoptera, ommatidia, compound,
moult, nymph, exoskeleton, chitin.
Roiser BAA, BEd &
Kevin Chorowiec OCT, BAS, BEd