Weather and Science for Kids: A lesson on trees losing their leaves in Winter!

Weather and Science for Kids

Each Fall, one highlight is watching the leaves change after a bit of cooler weather arrives. Why do they fall off of stems by Winter, though?

There are three key ingredients in this process happening each year: temperature, sunshine, and soil moisture. All work together to impact plants’ different processes, including photosynthesis, until less sunlight kick starts each one. At that point, it becomes about survival.

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