Fall Facts
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This is the name for a male Turkey.

What is a gobbler?


Leaves are naturally these two colors.  

Yellow and orange. 

The green is produced thanks to chlorophyll and as the production of this pigment slows down with less exposure to sunlight, they change colors during this season. 


Halloween has origins from this ancient people. They believed that ghosts roamed on Halloween and people would wear disguises in order to hide from these spirits.

Who are the Celts?


This is the number of pies can a bushel of apples makes?

What is approximately 21 pies?


This marks the official start to the fall season in the Northern Hemisphere?

What is the autumnal equinox?


This pigment Anthocyanins is responsible for trees with these colors of leaves?

What are red and purple leaves?


In colonial times were apples better known as this.

What are Winter bananas or a melt-in-the-mouths?


This U.S. state has named apple cider their official state drink.

What is New Hampshire?


Daylight Saving Time ends each November in which Americans do what?

Set their clocks back because an hour is gained.


This substance gives pumpkins their signature yellow color.

What is Beta carotene?


Pumpkins originate from this country.

What is Central America?


Rather than growing in water, these berries grow on vines in the wetlands which are typically flooded by harvest time. 

What are cranberries?


Fall was originally called this.

What is Harvest?

Fall was called “harvest” because of the “harvest moon” that occurs when the full moon is closest to the autumn equinox.


This is the official word for the sound of leaves and trees rustling in the wind.

What is Psithurism (pronounced sith-yuh-riz-uhm)


This was first group of people in history to use scarecrows.

Who are the Egyptians?


It is typically more humid in the corn maze than in the pumpkin patch because of this.

What are corn sweats?

Evapotranspiration is the process where plants extract water from the land, and it evaporates into the air. Unlike other plants, just one acre of corn can give off 3,000-4,000 gallons of water each day." In comparison, a large oak tree typically transpires 40,000 gallons per year. This makes the surrounding air much more humid!


A fear of pumpkins is known as this.

What is Cucurbitophobia?


This kind of tree loses their leaves in autumn months.

What are deciduous trees?


This country started the tradition of pumpkin carving.

What is Ireland?

However, the Irish originally did not originally carve pumpkins. Rather they carve instead turnips.


The largest pumpkin in the world weighs this much.

What is 2702 pounds?