This booklet guides students through an easy and independent pumpkin investigation.
*draw a picture of your pumpkin
*how many ribs?
*how tall is your pumpkin? (cubes and ruler are both provided)
*how round is your pumpkin? (measuring tape and links are both provided)
*sink or float? (prediction and result)
*comparisons (using a scale- what weighs more? what weighs less? how many math bears equal the weight of your pumpkin?)
*a peek inside (if you choose to carve a pumpkin at school)
*Jack-o'-lantern (what would you carve?)
*Pumpkin facts (can, have, are)
*label a pumpkin
*2 full size pages are provided if you'd like to have students show their thinking this way instead of in their booklet.
*Writing- At the pumpkin patch
*Writing- Pumpkin report
*Sink or Float graph