Pumpkin Science Lab Field Trips

In October  Tuesday-Friday only
Recommended for 2nd through 5th grades

Educational Focus:

The Science Lab, led by Belvedere Staff with participation of parents and teachers, involves a number of grade-appropriate observation and data collection exercises. Science and math topics are emphasized. Labs are adjusted to grade level.

Highlights:
Trained staff farmers lead students in science lab activities and experiments.
Teachers pick a pumpkin to take back to their classrooms.
A farm hayride to the Pumpkin Patch where each visitor picks a pumpkin to take home.
Souvenir is provided for each student and a classroom gift for the group.
Playtime on the Pumpkin Mountain Slide or in the Fun Barn. Our tour guide will select one for you as time, space, and age group allows.

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Learning Stations:

  • Pumpkin Science Lab Station – Covers scientific observation and data collection exercises and measurement activities.
  • Bee Pollination Station — Covers various pollinators (honey bee, squash bee, bumble bee) and their importance for growing pumpkins.
  • Olde Barnyard Station – Animal observation and fun facts about farm animals.

Download Teacher Planning Guide for Pumpkin Science Lab Field Trips

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