Today we are doing science experiments with Stellaluna. She is no longer a halloween pumpkin. She is a teaching pumpkin. We were wondering if Stellaluna will float in water. We were also wondering what the inside of a pumpkin looks like and how many seeds.
Does a pumpkin float in water? See for yourself:
What does the inside of a pumpkin look like? Check it out:
Ask me where the pulp, meat and skin are.
How many seeds?
Most of us predicted between 5 and 25. We sorted the seeds and pulp. Then we placed our seeds on a ten frame. When all the seeds were in ten frames we counted. It was easy to count because all we had to do was count by tens. There was a lot of tricky counting to be done!!!!