Fall Color and Seed Dispersal

by Ana Maria Caballero, Nature Education Specialist
October 3, 2016

Fall Color and Seed Dispersal

teachers drop seeds

Boston Area Educators Investigate Leaf Color and Seed Dispersal The following comments were heard this past Saturday morning in the Hunnewell Building Lecture Hall: “A bird with outstretched wings somersaulting through the air.” “A twirling ballerina.” “It rotates while it revolves.” “A fairy fall.” No, this was not part of some elaborate circus performance. Instead, […]

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Arboretum begins new Monthly Explorations series for educators

by Ana Maria Caballero, Nature Education Specialist
October 5, 2015

Arboretum begins new Monthly Explorations series for educators

Preparing Pigment Extract

On a windy and rainy Saturday morning, Boston Public School teachers gathered in the Hunnewell Building Lecture Hall at the Arnold Arboretum to learn about fall foliage color and seed dispersal through hands-on experimentation. During the first portion of the morning, teachers learned about leaf function, pigments, and how these change as the days get […]

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