This lesson focuses on using the mathematical skill of measuring an object, in this case three varieties of summer squash seeds. The lesson can also be adapted for winter squash. As part of the introduction to the lesson, students identify the three types of summer squash: zucchini, yellow straightneck or crookneck, and patty pan. Students will also examine the inside of each squash after it is cut in half. The purpose of the seed is discussed as well as the role of the fruit that surrounds it. The lesson can also be adapted for winter squash.