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Pumpkin units for teachers and home school families
Here you will find many ideas for a unit on pumpkins.
Pumpkin Unit

In this activity, students in cooperative groups search, suggest, question, predict, and estimate the number of seeds in a set of pumpkins. They will combine mathematical procedures and scientific observation to learn more about this seasonal delight.
Pumpkin Learning

General pumpkin information
This site from University of Illinois extension includes information on pumpkin history, varieties, nutrition, recipes, pumpkin facts, and lots more.
University of Illinois Pumpkin Information

Just about everything you could ever want to know about pumpkins!
The Pumpkin Patch

Find a pumpkin patch in your area
Pumpkin Patches and More

Pumpkin carving
This company sells patterns and tools for pumpkin carving. Its web site also has information on selecting and carving a pumpkin.
Pumpkin Masters

A great pumpkin prank
In 1998, a giant pumpkin's mysterious appearance atop Cornell's landmark McGraw Tower made national news. The McGraw Pumpkin was one of the longest and most charmingly mysterious pranks ever inflicted on the campus community. Read all about the saga, which took place at the alma mater of Bill and Debbie Wickham.
The Cornell Pumpkin Prank



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