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Welcome to the
PUMPKIN SEED PROJECT 2011

Project Dates:
October 27 to October 31, 2011

This project is open to ALL PreK to 3rd
grade classrooms World Wide.

Directions:

1. Please print out the information sheet.

2. Purchase a 1 - 5 lb pumpkin. (You are welcome to purchase more than 1 pumpkin and compare the seeds in each. However, when submitting results, post one pumpkin count at a time.)

3. Students will estimate how many seeds will be in the pumpkin.

4. Teacher and students will open the pumpkin, scoop out seeds, and count.

5. Class will compare their guesses with final actual pumpkin seed count.

6. Teacher & class will submit results to the online collection database. (results can be posted from 10/27 to 11/1)

7. Teacher & class can download excel results form and compare their results with other participating classes.

8. Teachers & class are encouraged to use activity ideas.

9. Students are invited to participate in a "PUMPKIN FASHION SHOW" where the classroom can submit STUDENT CREATED (drawn or carved) pumpkins and upload them to our Voice Thread (please send your email to Jennifer if you wish to upload images)

You also might wish to take pictures throughout the project and add them to your own smilebox, wiki, blog, site, etc!!

10. If you wish to collaborate with another class -- via skype, email, phone, etc....please join our group at Edmodo (group #eg5z26) or http://projectsbyjen.ning.com/

Registration is now closed for this project.

 

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