science education

Exploring Nature Educational Resource:

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

Adirondack Illustrator Professional Services

Adirondack Illustrator Logo

Adirondack Illustrator, Sheri Amsel, is an author, illustrator and science educator.

Her writing and illustrative work includes science textbooks, children's books, field guides, natural history signage for museums and nature centers, illustrated maps, educational flip charts, posters, and science resource websites.

Ms. Amsel educational background includes undergraduate degrees in Botany and Zoology from the University of Montana and a Master's Degrees in Anatomy, Physiology and Biomedical Illustration from Colorado State University. To see more about Ms. Amsel's credentials: LINK.

Her illustrated websites include:
www.exploringnature.org
www.wildcoloring.com
www.makingtrackschallenge.com
www.champlainvalleyoutdoored.com

If you are looking for a particular science concept illustrated, look at the illustration galleries here.
Or email with your illustration idea for a quote: sheri@exploringnature.org
Below you can see example of Sheri's illustrative style and scope:

 

Interpretive Signage:

Nature Trail signage
Interpretive siagnage

 

Illustrated Posters and Book Plates:

Natural Communities Poster
African Savanah
Flowering Plant Life Cycle. angiosperm life cycle

 

Illustrated Maps:

Illustrated Map

Educational Flip Charts and Activity Guides:

Animals, Plants, Biomes, Classification, Habitat Food Webs, Ocean Habitats

Flip chart

Poster Sets:

Anatomy Posters

Books Written and Illustrated by Sheri Amsel:

Wild Science Book
Wetland Walk Book
Everything Kids Body Book
Cecil Activity Book
Vermont Nature Guide

 

Email with a description of your science illustration project:
sheri@exploringnature.org

adirondack Illustrator art

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. "Adirondack Illustrator Professional Services" Exploring Nature Educational Resource ©2005-2017. January 20, 2017
< http://exploringnature.org/db/view/4874 >

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