Life Cycle of a Dragonfly: Lesson for Kids


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What characteristic do dragonflies have that makes them so different from other flying insects?

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1. Where do dragonflies normally lay their eggs?

2. Why would the presence of many dragonflies indicate that there are fewer mosquitoes in an area?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo helps you see what you know about the life cycle of a dragonfly. You will be quizzed over important facts about this insect.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These materials help check your understanding of the following topics:

  • Where dragonflies lay their eggs
  • Ways a dragonfly nymph becomes an adult
  • How dragonfly nymphs breathe under water
  • Way mosquitoes and dragonflies are connected

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember how dragonflies are different from other flying insects
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the life cycle of a dragonfly
  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you pick out the most important details from the lesson on dragonflies

Additional Learning

Use the lesson called Life Cycle of a Dragonfly: Lesson for Kids to learn more about these insects. Thanks to this lesson, you can:

  • Look at the different types of dragonflies
  • See how dragonflies grow
  • Figure out what these insects eat