Fruit Science was offered to all ages at Alton Elementary. There were 19 students signed up each week. In fruit science students learned a lot about apples. The kit was borrowed from the UMaine 4H club.
Week 1 - Taking a look at germs and how to stop the spread of them, speeding up food spoilage.
Week 2 - Apple taste testing and graphing.
Week 3 - How to stop apples from browning.
Week 4 - Taste testing dried fruit and dehydrating apples.
Week 5- Revitalizing dried fruit
Week 6- Making a fruit battery (apples, lemons, and potatoes)
Students had a lot of fun learning the different aspects of apples and taste testing many new fruit options.