Apple Taste Test, Grades 1–6
Using at least three different types of apples, label each type Apple A, B, or
Have your students close their eyes as they taste the apples, using describing words that you or a partner can write down. Challenge your students to get creative with their describing words
Have students select a favorite apple (you can keep track of this and create a tally or chart for fun, or for a mini-lesson on percentages/fractions).
Download this free “An Apple a Day” activity. This template directs students to taste apples, write down describing words, and create their own apple poem using their experience!
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The Science of Delicious
- Apples! (You’ll only need one, since you’ll be cutting it up for this experiment…but don’t cut it up yet!)
- Six bowls (They’ll need to be large enough that your apple slice will fit and be totally covered by the solution.)
- Paper (to label which bowl has which solution)
- And finally…the solutions themselves!
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