Fall is my husband’s favorite season.
I’ll admit that before I met him, I wasn’t all that impressed with the season. I am more of a spring gal – love all those spring blooms!
But over the years, his love of fall has worn off on me. I have come to really enjoy the crisp mornings and the changing colors. Fall may be a sign that winter is close at hand, but it also has a beauty of its own that can’t be beat!
These days you can find pumpkin in so much more than pie during the fall season.
So you won’t be surprised when I say that pumpkins are great for science as well!
You can use the pumpkins for:
And don’t forget to eat some pumpkin pie for me as you enjoy some pumpkin science!
One of the most beautiful parts of fall is the changing colors of the leaves.
But before those leaves fall to the ground and fade away, grab a stack for some science! You can use those fall leaves for:
Once you are done, check out the following video from ACS Reactions to learn why the leaves change color in fall.
I love to eat cranberries. And I have dried ones just about every morning with my oatmeal.
But during the fall, I like to grab an extra bag or two of fresh cranberries just for some science fun!!
Here are a few ideas for what to do with all those berries:
Once you are done, you can string some orange slices and cranberries together. Then, hang the fruit garland outside as a treat for the birds.
There you have it – my top three materials for fall science experiments! If you are looking for a few additional fall nature study ideas, check out these:
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