Fall Education

Autumn Educational Activities Autumn Educational Activities

Changes that occur in the fall provide many outstanding educational opportunities.

The Structure of a Leaf The Structure of a Leaf

Leaf systems and their functions

Guide to Identification of Common Fall Leaves Guide to Identification of Common Fall Leaves

Illustrated color pictures of common fall leaves

Photosynthesis: Don't Photosynthesis: Don't "Leaf" Out Fall's Most Valuable Lesson!

Fall hands-on activities.

Autumn Leaves/ Curriculum Connections Autumn Leaves/ Curriculum Connections

More leaf activities.

Fall Phenology Fall Phenology

Record nature's cycles as winter approaches.

Glossary of Tree Terms Glossary of Tree Terms

Talk like a tree expert.

Tree and Forest Facts Tree and Forest Facts

Learn some interesting facts about trees.

The Extraordinary Color of Leaves The Extraordinary Color of Leaves

A lesson on why leaves change colors for fourth grade science classes.

Chicago Botanic Garden Fall Classes Chicago Botanic Garden Fall Classes

List of classes with class descriptions

Morton Arboretum Fall Classes and Events Morton Arboretum Fall Classes and Events

List of fall classes with class descriptions

Brooklyn Botanic Garden Fall Education Brooklyn Botanic Garden Fall Education

Fall classes for adults, kids and teachers

Falling Leaves Lesson Plan Falling Leaves Lesson Plan

As the weather turns cooler most students recognize that leaves change colors. However, they don't know why. In this lesson the students will use the Internet to find out why leaves change color and then graph the most frequently found color in a class sample.

Watch a Leaf Changing Color Watch a Leaf Changing Color

Time lapse movie showing color change.

Watch a Stand of Trees Change Color Watch a Stand of Trees Change Color

Time lapse movie of trees changing color.

Activities to Celebrate Fall and its Colors Activities to Celebrate Fall and its Colors

Savor the season! Bring the colors of fall into the classroom with hands-on science and language activities that will teach important concepts and valuable study skills.

Sites for Fall: Sites to See Sites for Fall: Sites to See

Celebrate fall with 16 sites full of K-4 resources on autumn foliage, including printouts, online games, ideas for songs and books, collaborative projects, and even breaking news on the genetics of the changing colors.
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