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Chemistry of Autumn

Activity Overview

This activity is designed to check student understanding of the chemistry of pigments and introduce spectroscopy using a relevant natural event.

Before the Activity

Introduce electromagnetic radiation, plant pigments and how they are altered by weather.

During the Activity

After discussing the chemistry of autumn, the learn check document can be sent to students using TI-Navigator™ to check for comprehension.

After the Activity

Using red cabbage indicator and several liquids with different ph. Student learning can be checked again.