Photosynthesis- Why Leaves Change Color Reading

Photosynthesis-  Why Leaves Change Color Reading
Photosynthesis-  Why Leaves Change Color Reading
Photosynthesis-  Why Leaves Change Color Reading
Photosynthesis-  Why Leaves Change Color Reading
Photosynthesis-  Why Leaves Change Color Reading
Photosynthesis-  Why Leaves Change Color Reading
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Fall: Why Leaves Change Color Reading is a simple 2 page assignment titled: "The Tale of the Masked Pigments: Coming to an Autumn Near You". The reading covers why leaves change color in one page. The second page includes 9 analysis questions.

Students familiarize themselves with different pigments, types of trees, and the chemical reactions behind leaves "changing" color.

I use this article to reinforce these topics before we perform our Pigment Powered Plants lab.

Answer key included.
PDF and MS Word doc.

Vanessa Jason Biology Roots

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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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