Measurement and Data Analysis
Structures of plants
Observe stages of development of a flowering plant as it grows from a seed
Smart board, iPads
1. See-Saw app for iPad
3. Outdoor area/garden for growing pumpkin seeds
6. Rulers or tape measures
Lifecycle of a Pumpkin
For this project-based lesson, students will learn the parts of a pumpkin, create their own measurement tools and measure the height of pumpkins, and plant their own pumpkin seeds to learn the life cycle of a plant (pumpkin plant).
1. How can we create our own rulers to measure pumpkins?
2. What do plants need to grow?