Dragonfly Detectives

Citizen Science Projects

The three projects the students will be participating in are:

Dragonfly Pond Watch logoDragonfly Pond Watch

This citizen science project collects and monitors reports of migratory dragonfly species across three countries.  The students will learn how to identify the Pond Watch target species and will collect sighting data while in the field.

Dragonfly Swarm Project logoDragonfly Swarm Project

The students will learn how to identify a dragonfly swarm and why dragonflies swarm.  They will look for swarms to report during the program.

Dragonfly Detectives logoDragonfly Detectives Citizen Science Project

This project collects data to determine how weather conditions affect flight pattern behavior for the Common Whitetail dragonfly.  The students will have the ability to utilize real-world field equipment to monitor the weather and record flight pattern behaviors to collect data for the project.


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