Question Sheet: A Change in Leaf Color


Before reading:

  1. What types of trees lose their leaves in the autumn?
  2. How colorful is fall foliage in your part of the country?

During reading:

  1. What is chlorophyll?
  2. What happens in photosynthesis?
  3. What's unusual or unexpected about leaves turning red?
  4. Give three reasons why leaves might turn red?
  5. How are the colors of leaves affected by weather conditions?

After reading:

  1. Many of us find leaves of different colors to be beautiful. Science offers

    explanations for this beauty. D...

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