How do fall leaves change color? Answer the questions

  1. Why are leaves green ( because of what process and what chemical)?

2. What two ingredients  are needed for leaves to appear green?

3.True or false green leaves are hiding other colors, explain?

4. Why do leaves change color what is it a lack of?

5. What makes leaves appear orange, yellow and brown?

6.What makes leaves appear red and purple?

Watch the Brainpop movie here to review for the questions.

username ps373r

password learn

PastedGraphic-1

5 responses

  1. Michael
    Ms.Roche
    Chlorophyll and photosynthesis turn leaves green.Leaves need chlorophyll and sunlight to turn leaves green.Its true that leaves are hiding other colors.carotonoids turn the leaves orange,yellow and brown.anthocynanins turn the leaves red and purple.

    September 29, 2015 at 12:47 pm

  2. Cristhan

    Chlorophyll and photosynthesis turn leaves green.Leaves need chlorophyll and sunlight to turn leaves green.Its true that are hiding other colors.carotinoids turn the leaves orange,yellow and brown.anthocynanins turn the leaves red,purple and pink.

    September 29, 2015 at 12:55 pm

  3. sun and chiorophyll. The ingredients needed ids chlorophyll and sunlight.yes it is true leaves ar hiding colors.Leaves change color because there is not enough sunlight.the leaves appear orange,yellow,and brown through carotinoids.The other thing that makes leaves red and purple is anthocynanin.

    September 29, 2015 at 12:56 pm

  4. 1 Why are leaves green because photosynthesis and anthocynanin make the leaves red and yelled orange . 2 What two ingredients day are photosynthesis and the sunlig
    true
    carotinoids
    chlorophyll

    September 29, 2015 at 1:01 pm

  5. the photosynthesis and the chlorophyll are needed to make leaves green . yes is true leaves are hiding other colors through the lack of carotinoids. Carotnoids make the colors orange yellow and brown. Anthocynanin makes the colors red and purple.

    September 29, 2015 at 1:02 pm

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s