Science Showdown: Foliage Feud

By FPL_Ashley

You won’t beLEAF all the fun facts about plants and leaves you can learn by watching the latest Science Showdown episode, Foliage Feud, and participating in the activities we’ve included below! You’ll FALL in love with the plants around you and grow a new appreciation for the role that plants play in our ecosystem.

Transpiration Exploration (PDF) – See the process of transpiration in action with this experiment!

Plant Pursuit (PDF) – Explore the plants in your neighborhood with this activity!

How Much do the Leaves Weigh (PDF) – Calculate the estimated weight of all the leaves on a tree using this guide!

Branching Out (PDF) – Learn more about trees, their roles in the ecosystem, and the parts that makes up a tree in this challenge!