A Look at Leaves
People are used to seeing leaves fall from the trees in autumn or add shades of green to parks and other natural areas through spring and summer. However, how often do people think about what leaves do for plants? Readers learn how leaves contribute to the growth and functioning of plants as they explore this introduction to basic biology concepts, such as photosynthesis. In addition to the accessible main text, there are recipes with step-by-step instructions, which encourage using science in the kitchen. Fun activities and bright, full-color photographs enhance this exciting look at science curriculum topics.