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"Signs of Fall", part B-Invisible Changes, Project Learning Tree Pre K-8 Guide, Seventh Edition, page 300, Activity #78

Overview

In temperate regions, people can observe the annual change of seasons.  In this activity, students will look for signs of autumn.  They will also try an experiment to discover why leaves of deciduous trees change color in the fall.

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