This week’s learning activities include projects that turn Pumpkins into an really cool learning tool.
If you missed the first part of this week’s newsletter that features activities off Still Learning Something New’s October Special Days Calendar and November’s Calendar, you can link to it here. You’ll find a fun activity to do or an interesting topic to learn about each day of the week.
The 3 Sisters: Squash – Pumpkins
Jack O’ Lanterns
Pumpkin growth time-lapse:
From the seed to the mature fruit in 108 days and nights
Pumpkin Carving Tips & Tricks
Professional Pumpkin Carver Jonathan Barwood Gives Carving Advice
Pumpkin Math & Physics
How much math do you think you’d use if you were to grow a giant pumpkin? The first video shows how much work goes into growing one!
What kind of maths would you use to construct a machine that chucks a pumpkin as far as possible?
Giant Pumpkin. Pumpkin Show – Modern Agriculture
The Physics of “Punkin Chunkin”
The idea is to chuck the pumpkin as far as possible.