Green Leaves

by Rajesperi d/o Krishnasamy

#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.

Skill Level: Easy

Suitable For: 4-5 years old

Estimated Time: < 15 mins

Environment: Outdoors

Green Leaves

Learning Framework

  • Intellectual - Predicting, observing, experimenting and comparing

  • Emotional - Appreciation

  • Social - Responsibility towards nature - plants

Materials

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Step 1

Cut the different materials into strips of the same size.

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Step 3

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

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  • Plant

  • A piece of aluminium foil

  • Black paper

  • Plastic sheet

  • Cardboard

  • Tape

  • Scissors

Step 2

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

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Step 4

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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