Why Do Autumn Leaves Change Color?

September 21st, 2021 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

Science Made Simple: Autumn Leaves and Fall Foliage


Grades K-8, with adult supervision

It’s fall and kids everywhere are asking, “Why do leaves change color in the fall?” This site answers everything kids want to know about autumn leaves that includes scientific information, quick-and-easy science experiments, etc.

But wait, there’s more! Look at the menu at the top of the page and click on “Science Projects.” Here you’ll find links to projects using common household items that explore topics such as:

  • What is static electricity?
  • Why is the sky blue?
  • How do animals spend the winter?

Again at the top menu, click on “Articles.” There you’ll find information and activities on a variety of science subjects.

Also check out “Science Fair” with topic suggestions, project ideas, and more.

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