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Engage your students in an exciting exploration of genetics and DNA through a captivating pumpkin carving activity! Using coins to determine which traits to carve adds an element of surprise and fun to the learning experience.


This project is perfect for the fall season! A helpful tip for teachers: consider contacting local pumpkin patches after Halloween for potential donations of leftover pumpkins. In our class, this initiative even led to winning a local pumpkins for teachers contest, much to the delight of the students!


For detailed setup instructions and valuable resources, check out our blog post titled "DNA Jack-o-Lantern Pumpkin Carving Activity" linked here

Jack-o-Lantern DNA Pumpkin Carving Activity - Learning About Traits

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