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Pumpkin Circle

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Pumpkins! Every fall we carve them for jack-o'-lanterns, munch their seeds, and cook delicious things with them. But where do they come from? How do they grow? Close-up and time-lapse photography chart the growth of the pumpkin plant from sprouting seed to maturity. Danny Glover narrates in verse accompanied by George Winston's music.

Media Details

Runtime: 20 minutes

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    Deborah B. (Columbia, SC)
    November 13th, 2019 at 07:50 AM

    This is a great program to show students when the weather starts to get colder and we approach Halloween and Thanksgiving. They love the variety of pumpkins and seeing how the life cycle continues.

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    Lynae F. (Albertville, MN)
    October 25th, 2019 at 03:17 PM

    This is a wonderful and very informational movie. Appreciate that the DCMP has it in their library of resources.

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    Deb H. (Romney, WV)
    November 8th, 2017 at 02:02 PM

    I fully recommend this title. It is wonderful for young and old, alike.

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    Anonymous (Anchorage, AK)
    November 14th, 2016 at 09:06 AM

    This movie is of exceptional quality and is timeless and should always be kept in the DCMP library!