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9 Pumpkin Science Activities for Kids

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Fall is approaching us faster than we know. Some of our neighbors have put up pumpkin decorations in the yard already. I think it is time to start thinking about some pumpkin themed activities for kids too. Have you ever tried science studies with pumpkins? There are actually so many science activities you can do with pumpkins.

9 Pumpkin Science Activities for Kids

9 Pumpkins science activities for kids -- great fall STEM activities for school science class, homeschool, or after school projects.
Learn life cycle of the pumpkin

Explore the inside of the pumpkins and learn each part of the pumpkins

Observe a rotting pumpkin and learn why it happens

Learn the science of preserving a pumpkin

Pumpkin-cano creates a volcano out of the pumpkin. It is fun for kids and easy for parents

Set a science hypothesis – will the pumpkins float in the water? Why?

Measure the weight and circumference of several pumpkins and order them from lightest to heaviest. How are the circumference and weight correlated?

Plant pumpkin seeds inside a pumpkin, see how it grows

Explore the 5 senses with pumpkins

Do you have any cool science ideas with pumpkins?

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  • shelah@mosswoodconnections.com

    Thanks for hosting. The Pumpkin Science activities looks like fun.

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