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Hands-on activity showing how leaves change colors in the fall

This hands-on activity (with free printable!) shows kids how and why leaves change color in the fall. (Hint: the yellow color is in the leaf all along, but only gets revealed when the green chlorophyll breaks down in the fall) || Gift of Curiosity

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When the Leaf Blew In

When the Leaf Blew In Literacy extensions- Retell, Cloze Sentences, Roll Count Color, cause and effect too. $1.75


Christmas rose leaf. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a section through the leaf of the Christmas rose (Helleborus niger). The upper surface of the leaf is at top. Below this are numerous vertical cells containing chloroplasts (small spheres). Chloroplasts are organelles which are the site of photosynthesis within the leaf. Photosynthesis is the process by which plants use sunlight to turn carbon dioxide into sugars. At lower right (blue) is a vascular bundle, part of the…