What About Pumpkins
Second graders read 'Big Pumpkin' by Eric Silverman. In teams of 'pumpkin investigators', using real pumpkins, they discover how a pumpkin feels and smells, how much one weighs, and determine which group has the largest pumpkin.
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Pumpkins Are Popping up Everywhere!
Answer who, what, when, and why with an informative worksheet focusing on the life of a pumpkin. Scholars read and answer questions—including multiple choice and short answer—in response to a passage about the growth of a pumpkin seed...
2nd Science CCSS: Designed
Pumpkins in the Fall: Projects All About Pumpkins (and vines!)
Did you know that the lines on a pumpkin indicate the amount of seeds it will have? Class members learn many fun pumpkin facts when they read How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin, by Margaret McNamara. Follow the patterns set up in the book, have...
K - 2nd Math
The Three Life-Giving Sisters: Plant Cultivation and Mohican Innovation
Children gain first-hand experience with Native American agriculture while investigating the life cycle of plants with this engaging experiment. Focusing on what the natives called the Three Sisters - corn, beans, and squash - young...
2nd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable