This document allows students to design and investigate a factor (light, air, water, etc.) that accelerates the decomposition rate of pumpkins. Students collect data for 30 days, and present the results at the end to their class in the form of a presentation and final lab report.
Note: It is strongly recommended that you download the Anchoring Phenomena - Decomposition video and questions and it is recommended you also download the Decomposition Modeling Activity before moving onto this lab activity. Doing so, will give your students the necessary background and foundation needed to succeed in designing and implementing this lab activity.