NGSS 3-LS1-1. Develop models to describe that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death.
Your 3rd-grade class will LOVE this October activity!
This unit explores the life cycle of a pumpkin with hands-on activities. It’s great for Halloween, but you can use it at any time of the year.
There are A LOT of activities included in this unit – check out just a few of them…
Includes pumpkin life cycle cards:
A cute pumpkin craft:
Two smoosh books on Pumpkin Life Cycle:
A nonfiction article on the life cycle of pumpkins with response pages:
A seed experiment with a layered book:
And SO MUCH MORE – hands-on lessons, interactive notebook flaps, task cards, and a true/false sort.
This resource is aligned with NGSS Standard 3-LS1-1.
“Develop models to describe that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death.”
Your class will LOVE these pumpkin activities!
Other teachers love it too…check out two of the dozens of perfect ratings:
“This is a wonderful unit. Very engaging. My students enjoyed the labs and the interactive notebook flaps.” -Amy V.
“Worked well for the NGSS standards.. This unit is really comprehensive and is appropriate for the grade level. The nonfiction passages are excellent. Nice science and literacy integration.”
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