Green leaves

by Rajesperi d/o Krishnasamy

WHAT CHILDREN WILL LEARN

  • Intellectual - Predicting, observing, experimenting and comparing

  • Emotional - Appreciation

  • Social - Responsibility towards nature - plants

Learning Framework?

  • Physical

  • Intellectual

  • Emotional

  • Social

SKILL LEVEL:

Easy

SUITABLE FOR:

4-5 years old

ESTIMATED TIME:

< 15 mins

ENVIRONMENT:

Outdoors

What You Will Need

  • Plant

  • A piece of aluminium foil

  • Black paper

  • Plastic sheet

  • Cardboard

  • Scotch tape

  • Scissors

#Scienceofplay105

Cover four leaves of a healthy plant with aluminium foil, black paper, plastic sheet and cardboard. Place the plant in a sunlight. After 4 days remove the covers.

Step 1

Gather the materials

Step 2

Cut the different materials into strips of the same size.

Step 3

Pick a plant in your garden Cover each leave with different materials.

Step 4

Secure the strips thoroughly with clear tape. Place the plant in an area with sufficient sunlight.

Step 5

After 4 days, remove the covering and observe the changes. Hint: You may cover the leaves longer for more prominent results.

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