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Exploring Nature Science Education Resource:

Life Science, Earth Science, and Physical Science Resources for K-12

Fall Colors - Chlorophyll & Photosynthesis

Fall Colors - Green Chlorophyll and Photosynthesis

Age Level: 4th-7th grade

Objectives: After watching the film and reviewing the information on the worksheet, students will be able to answer questions about photosynthesis.

Assessment: Ask students questions about photosynthesis to see their comprehension levels. Some questions you can ask to verify and assess what they learned in this activity follow.

1) What living things can make energy using photosynthesis?

2) What pigment absorbs light for photosynthesis?

3) Besides for sunlight and water, what else is needed to make energy from photosynthesis?


1. green plants

2. chlorophyll

3. carbon dioxide

Fall Colors - Green Chlorophyll and Photosynthesis

Science Content Standards

National Science Content Standards

3. Life Science Standards

Science subject matter focuses on the science facts, concepts, principles, theories, and models that are important for all students to know, understand, and use.

K-4 Characteristics of organisms, organisms and environments

5-8 Structure and function in living systems, diversity and adaptations of organisms

9-12 The cell, biological evolution, interdependence of organisms, matter, energy, and organization in living systems has more than 2,000 illustrated animals. Read about them, color them, label them, learn to draw them.

cheetah, tiger, panda, fox, bear, cougar