Lesson Plan

Leaves Are Falling

In this lesson, your students will discover fall colors in a fun and entertaining way. Engaging their scientific inquiry skills, you will help them mix primary colors to create artwork.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to use their knowledge of colors to predict what colors will emerge when mixed together. Students will be able to analyze the outcomes of their predictions and provide reasons for why they think colors change.

Introduction

(10 minutes)
Tree Coloring Page
  • Go around the circle and have students share their favorite colors and whether they notice any differences in the changing of the leaves.
  • Discuss other changes typical of this time of the year, such as weather, new classrooms, and classmates.