Then we chopped up the leaves, put them in glass cups, added rubbing alcohol and hot water. Then after a half-hour we put in coffee filters to see what other colors are present in a leaf.
|What huge sycamore leaves!!|
|We chopped up our leaves and added them to these glass cups. I added the rubbing alcohol and the kids took turns adding hot watter.|
|The colors were not as bright and colorful as LD was expecting, but you could definitely see the orange, yellow and red colors.|
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