Science & Nature
Pumpkin STEM: Exploring Numbers, Science, and the Senses!
In this one-time class, explore the slimy insides of a pumpkin. Review numbers and practice counting using pumpkin seeds, and then create a pumpkin volcano in the grand finale!
Leigh Fitzsimmons, (Ready, Set, STEAM)
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In this hands-on class, little learners will use a pumpkin to explore math and science. We will begin with a pumpkin-themed story , and each student will share what they enjoy most about this season. Then, it's time to get messy! Using spoons, we will scoop out the insides of our pumpkins and explore what we find inside with four of our senses (I don't recommend they taste!). Next, learners will use the pumpkin seeds to practice counting. We will use the provided ten frame and dice to...
Students will practice counting and build number sense using a ten frame. Students will also explore science in a hands-on way.
1 file available upon enrollmentSmall to medium sized pumpkin, vinegar (approximately 1-2 cups, depending on size of pumpkin), baking soda (1/2c), small amount of dish soap, and food coloring (optional). I will post a handout to be printed in the classroom prior to class.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Leigh Fitzsimmons, (Ready, Set, STEAM)STEAM Teacher
149 total reviews
156 completed classes
Hello! My passion is teaching young students the importance and fun in science, technology, engineering, art, and math. I am a certified k-12 science teacher with a master’s in biology. I believe in hands-on learning and appealing to young...