Woodland Trust

Nature DetectivesNature's Calendar

Enjoy the wonders of autumn with fresh ideas from nature detectives, run by the Woodland Trust

why leaves change colournature detectives wildlife club arrowWhy do leaves change colour in autumn?

Printable fact sheet about the
chemistry behind why some
leaves change colour in autumn.

Explains photosynthesis and
chlorophyll.  

this nature resource for kids is a pdf documentwhy leaves change colourdownload this resource from the nature detectives wildlife websitedownload sheet

 

 
Pocket-sized leaf ID book

leaf swatch book32 common trees and shrubs

Handy swatch book for sticking
in your pocket when you head
to the woods. Great for both kids
and grown-ups.

Features colour leaf and twig
pictures, plus interesting tree tidbits. 

nature detectives wildlife club arrowget this leaf ID book

 

 

 

pdf file  This is a pdf - you will need the latest free software to open it
 

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