This activity will prompt students to think deeply about the changes in the environment around them!
- learn about how water molecules interact with paper and pigments
- collect leaves from their neighborhoods
- extract pigments from autumn leaves and explore the function of chlorophyll
- read about the seasonal color-changes and the processes behind them
Includes full lesson plan, materials for use during (and before & after!) the lab, scaffolded note and vocabulary sheets.
Can be adapted to other grade levels.