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Hands-on Activity

Tootie Fruity

Fun Forces
Summary
In this activity students will examine fruits and vegetables in order to figure out which ones are really fruits, and what types of fruits they really are.
Overview
Topic: Fruit
Real World Science Topics:
  • An exploration of the difference between fruits and vegetables.
  • An exploration of different kinds of fruits.
Objective
Students will gain an understanding of how botanists define fruits, and how this is different from the culinary definition, as well as gain an understanding of plant reproduction.

Activity Difficulty Rating: 3 Each hands-on science activity has been ranked based on difficulty of set up and how difficult they are to perform. The rating scale is from 1 to 5, with 1 being the easiest and 5 being the most complicated.

5-MINUTE REFRESHER

TAKE FIVE

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