Why do leaves change colour in Autumn?

Watch the SciShow Kids video below then answer the questions that follow.


  1. What is another word used for Autumn?
    1. Ball
    2. Call
    3. Fall
    4. Mall
  2. Trees with leaves that stay green and do not change colour in Autumn are called:
    1. Deciduous
    2. Evergreen
    3. Chlorophyll
    4. Green Trees
  3. Green leaves change to what colours in Autumn?
    1. Red
    2. Orange
    3. Yellow
    4. All of the above
  4. What colour is Chlorophyll?
    1. Green
    2. Red
    3. Purple
    4. Blue
  5. True or False? The leaves fall off the tree when there is no chlorophyll to make energy for the tree.
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