The Great Pumpkin Investigation for Middle School Students

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5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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The Great Pumpkin Investigation is a week-long pumpkin investigation for middle school students. Your classes will get to have some pre-Halloween fun while they determine if the number of seeds inside a pumpkin increase with the pumpkin’s size. Students will make observations and take measurements, collect data, analyze, and graph their results. This lab is completely editable, so you can adjust as necessary to fit the needs of your students!


Your purchase includes:
- Fully Editable Pumpkin Investigation (4 pages, .docx and .pdf)
- Day by Day Teacher Directions (3 pages, .pdf)
- Editable Pumpkin labels (3 pages, .pptx)


Materials needed for this lab:
- One pumpkin per student or group
- Sealable plastic bags (quart and sandwich size)
- Knife (for teacher use only!)
- Pumpkin scoopers
- Scale or balances
- Measuring tapes
- Rulers
- Newspapers
- Optional: inexpensive pumpkin carving knifes or paint


Please check out the preview for a better look at this activity!


Cover page fonts and graphics by:
Cara Carroll
Fancy Dog Studio Clip Art
Scrappin Doodles


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Total Pages
10
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Week

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The Great Pumpkin Investigation for Middle School Students
The Great Pumpkin Investigation for Middle School Students
The Great Pumpkin Investigation for Middle School Students
The Great Pumpkin Investigation for Middle School Students
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